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CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Crook steals tip jar from Above the Crust Pizza

Posted at 5:49 PM, May 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 08:33:29-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The owners of Above the Crust Pizza are hopeful someone in Las Vegas will recognize the suspected man caught on camera who walked off with a tip jar.

The recent snatch-and-grab happened at the location on Ann Road, the man can be seen ordering pizzas before the theft.

Adam Barkin is the owner, he said the culprit took off with at least $50.

"He grabs the tip jar right in front of the cash register and rans out," said Barkin.

Barkin owns two pizza restaurants, he said both locations have been hit twice in the last seven months.

“It hurts, you know? We gave the money to our employees out of our own pocket and it's just so sad,” said Barkin.

He frustrated because at the end of shift his employees, mainly students, split the tips.

Barkin said some of his employees are young, saving up for college.

"[He’s] gonna get caught and it isn’t going to be worth $60!"

Barkin remains hopeful someone will recognize the thief and calls police.