Suspect caught after donations stolen from restaurant

A thief was caught on camera this weekend stealing from a box of cash donations meant for a local animal shelter, and now the suspect

This man allegedly stole several hundred dollars in animal shelter donations from an Eatontown chicken restaurant.

This man allegedly stole several hundred dollars in animal shelter donations from an Eatontown chicken restaurant. (5/1/16)

EATONTOWN - A thief was caught on camera Friday night stealing from a box of cash donations meant for a local animal shelter, and now the suspect has been apprehended by police.

The funds were stolen from Cluck-U Chicken, a restaurant in Eatontown, which was raising money for Pitties and Pals, a shelter based in Jackson.

The thief reportedly placed a large order and then slipped out the door with several hundred dollars while staffers were cooking.

The suspect was taken into custody by police on Sunday.

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