Man Steals Jimmy Fund Donation Jar From Norwood Store

Norwood police are looking for a man seen on surveillance video stealing a Jimmy Fund donation jar from a convenience store on Thanksgiving Day.

The video posted on Facebook shows a bald man, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, grabbing the canister with his right hand and tucking it under his left arm as he turns to leave Ajay's Market, a food store in Norwood.

Police say for more than 60 years they have been placing the cans in businesses around town in the hopes that people will donate their change. The Jimmy Fund pays for cancer research and care at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Police didn't say how much was in the canister but note that people often slip in $10 and $20 bills.

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call police.


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