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Man caught on surveillance stealing Ronald McDonald House donations

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TAMPA, Florida -- A brazen bandit. Cold, cocky, and cowardly.  That's the way cops describe the man who ripped off at least two donation boxes from two Tampa McDonalds.

"He is using a tool to remove the Ronald McDonald House donation box from the drive-thru," said Tampa Police Department detective Harry Augello.

Tampa cops released pictures of the suspect in action, one clearly showing his face. The other shows his car, described as a dark blue Honda. He is stealing money earmarked to help sick children and their families, and this kind of criminal really irritates the boys in blue.

"If that much of a lowlife is going around stealing from this charity, you know what, I hope he sleeps good at night because he's going to have a lot to think about when he finally gets picked up, 'cause he's gonna get caught," said Augello.

While the suspect hits the payday, the four Ronald McDonald Houses here in Tampa take the hit.

"Every single penny goes to support our operations. We have 2,000 families that stay with us each year while their children are being treated in our area hospitals," said Alison Barrick, marketing and communications manager of Ronald McDonald House Tampa.

"He's wearing a Buccaneers t-shirt. He's got a distinct tattoo inside the left forearm. He's got pierced ears, a goatee, and it looks like his hair's a little bit gray," said Augello. 

Anyone with information on the identity of this man is asked to call the Tampa Police Department or Crimestoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.

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