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Caught On Video: Man Steals $800 From Church Collection Box, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Police want your help finding the man they say was caught on video stealing money from a church collection box.

Church Robbery Suspect
(credit: NYPD)

It happened at St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Astoria, Queens.

Police say surveillance video shows the suspect walking into the church on Sept. 28 at 4:40 p.m. and remove approximately $800 from a collection box before taking off.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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