COUNTY NEWS: Video - woman steals tip jar from cafe

A still from the CCTV
A still from the CCTV

Police are looking to trace a woman who stole from a tip jar from Little Miss Piggies Café in Brighton.

The suspect was captured on CCTV taking the jar in the shape of a pig containing £45 from the counter of the café in St James’ Street while the staff member had her back turned.

The theft happened on Saturday (August 20) at 12.17pm.

Police described the woman as white, in her late 20s, with dark hair tied back and was wearing a light blue jacket.

PC Grant Hebblewhite said: “We are appealing to anyone who recognises the suspect to let us know who it is. You have to watch the CCTV footage carefully as she takes the tip jar quickly from the counter before leaving the café.”

If you know who the woman is then email police on 101@sussex.pnn.police or phone 101 quoting serial 1128 of 20/08.

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