Have you seen this suspect?
Have you seen this suspect?

Suffolk County police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who stole money from a church donation box in East Northport three weeks ago.

The thief entered St. Anthony’s Church on Cheshire Place and stole a donation box at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, according to Second Precinct Crime Section officers investigating the case.

The suspect is described as a white man with a thin-to-medium build and gray hair. He was wearing a red shirt. Police released a surveillance photo of the suspect in the hopes that someone will recognize him.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.



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Timothy Bolger is the Managing Editor for the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.