Police: Woman steals donations from Toys for Tots bin at Town Hall

A woman is facing theft charges for allegedly stealing donations from a Toys for Tots bin located inside Wayne Town Hall.

News 12 Staff

Dec 9, 2021, 10:51 PM

Updated 953 days ago

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Police: Woman steals donations from Toys for Tots bin at Town Hall
A woman is facing theft charges for allegedly stealing donations from a Toys for Tots bin located inside Wayne Town Hall.
Police say 40-year-old Rasha Elsayed, of Paterson, was in the Wayne Police Department lobby waiting to meet someone on Dec. 3. As Elsayed left the lobby, police say alert dispatchers noticed via security cameras that she was taking toys out of the Toys for Tots bin in the main corridor of Wayne Town Hall.
Elsayed was allegedly seen taking 10 toys from the bin and placing them in bags that she had with her at the time.
Police officers were able to get to the lobby before Elsayed left. They took her into custody. Police say that $155 worth of toys was taken.
Elsayed was charged with theft and released on a summons.


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