DEARBORN (WWJ) – Dearborn police are working to identify a woman who allegedly stole a charity donation box from a local restaurant.

Suspect in donation box theft. (credit: Dearborn police)

Police say the suspect entered the business, located in the 6900 block of Schaefer Road, at around 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 8.

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When she saw no employees the woman, seen in security camera photos, took the box off the counter before fleeing the scene on foot, according to police.

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“This case is particularly disturbing because people in need have been cheated by this subject,” said Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad, in a statement, adding that his department is looking for tips in the case.

No details, including how much money was taken or about the charity, have been released.

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Anyone who recognizes this suspect or who has any information about this crime is asked to call Dearborn police at 313-943-2241.