Police: Man steals donation jar from Cranston library
The Cranston Police Department is asking the public to help the identify a man who stole a donation jar from an area library.
Authorities posted three photos of the man on Facebook Friday, noting that he was seen taking the jar, which was filled with $175, from the Cranston Auburn Library on Pontiac Avenue on Sept. 20 just after 10:30 a.m.
Police said the man, who was wearing a black hat, with a blue Dickies jacket, gray shirt and blue jeans, fled the scene in an unknown direction.
Police said the man is white. He had facial hair in a style that is often described as a chin strap.
If you have information about the man or the incident, contact Detective John Ryan at email@example.com or 401-477-5066. Police said you can also call the Cranston Police Detective Division at 401-942-2211.