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Holiday Grinch Steals Hundreds From Charity Jar

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(Credit: Golf Mill surveillance video)

(Credit: Golf Mill surveillance video)

NILES, Ill. (STMW) — A north suburban police department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who allegedly stole more than $250 from a charitable contribution jar.

The robbery occurred at Golf Mill Mall, 239 Golf Mill Center in Niles, about 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19, according to a release from Niles police.

According to police, the offender took the jar from a customer service desk, concealed it underneath his jacket and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a white, stocky male with light colored – possibly gray – hair.

Tips should be sent to the Niles Police Investigation Division at (847) 588-6500.

(Credit: Golf Mill surveillance video)

(Credit: Golf Mill surveillance video)

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)