Suspect takes tip jar from Columbus restaurant

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Columbus Police Department is seeking a man they say took a tip jar out of a local restaurant.

The snatching occurred around 7:00 p.m. Monday at the No. 1 Chinese restaurant located at 3759 Victory Drive.

A worker told police that an unknown black man came in the store and began looking at the menu on the wall.

When she turned her back, the man grabbed a tip jar off the counter and ran out the restaurant.

Witnesses told police he ran south on Victory Drive.

The suspect is described as wearing a dark red hoodie and blue jeans and standing between 6'0" and 6'3".

It's believed the jar contained about $75.

If you have any information on this incident, please call Columbus police.

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