Video shows man stealing from church donation box

Police have released surveillance video of a man accused of stealing from a church donation box in Smithtown.



According to police, a man sat in a pew at St. Patrick's Church last month for one hour. He then knelt down not to pray, but to pry open the donation box for the poor. Police say he stole over $100.



A $5,000 reward is being offered for help in finding the suspect.



Anyone with information is urged to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


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