UPDATED: Bourne Police identify woman who stole from tip jar


BOURNEUpdate: The Bourne Police Department Detectives have identified the individual in the surveillance video as a 66 year old female from Bourne. She will be summoned to Falmouth District Court for the charge of Larceny Under $250. She was identified after detectives were able to confirm she utilized a credit card to purchase food immediately after reaching into the tip jar AND people recognized her from the shared surveillance video.

Previous story: The Bourne Police Department is asking for the public’s help. They are actively investigating a larceny of cash from a tip jar at one of our local restaurants. On Monday, employees of The Lobster Trap Restaurant in Bourne noticed that money was missing from their tip jar located on the front counter. Upon review of surveillance footage, it was determined that a woman, who entered the restaurant at approximately 5:50 PM, repeatedly took money from the tip jar as she stood by the front counter. Pay careful attention to her mannerisms, clothing, and eye glasses. Please contact the Bourne Police Department Detective Unit at 508-759-4420 EXT 212 if you have any information on this woman’s identity.
Media release and video furnished by Bourne Police


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