The Saline Police Department is searching for a suspect believed to have stolen jewelry and envelope full of cash from The Salvation Army store on the 400 block of East Michigan Avenue in Saline March 30. An employee called police after he noticed an envelope contain $390 had gone missing.
The cash was from the registers and the envelope about to be dropped in the store’s safe when it went missing.
Video showed a black male taking jewelry from a counter and placing it in his pocket while employees counted down the cash drawers and another helped a customer. When the employees finished counting the money, it was placed in an envelope and left on the counter. When the employees left the area, the suspect peeks into the envelope. After looking around, he grabbed the envelope and walked away. Then he exited the store, according to the police report.
According to the employees, the man is a regular customer at the store. However, they did not know his identity. Employees were told to call police if the man returns to the store.
The Saline Police Department is expected to release photos of the suspect in the near future.
He was described as a 5’9 to 6’0 black male with short hair and a mustache. He was last seen wearing a black coat and black pants.
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