Man Stealing Donation Jars From KC-Area Stores
LEE'S SUMMIT (AP) - Authorities in the Kansas City region are looking for a man who is stealing donation jars intended for the Children's Miracle Network.
Lee's Summit police say the suspect is a white man in his late 40s who is wearing an Olathe East Hawks hooded sweatshirt in videos of recent thefts. He drives a four-door, dark colored Saturn with no license plates.
The man has stolen a total of six donation jars from businesses in Excelsior Springs and Lee's Summit in Missouri and in Leavenworth, Kan. The jars are about 4 feet tall and can contain up to $6,000.
The money is used to help provide medical care for children.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Lee's Summit Police Department's TIPS Hotline at 816-969-1752.