A man told police he parked his 2006 Ford F-250, NJ registration, maroon with silver, with a 4-inch lift kit and large tires, in the parking lot at Pechter’s, Manor Ave. and Jersey St., May 10 at 10 a.m., but when he returned May 12 at 7:50 a.m., the car was gone.
At 9:53 p.m., police were sent to a liquor store on Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. North on a report of theft. The owner told police that a Latino man grabbed the tip jar, containing between $15 and $20, from the cash register and left the store. The thief was last seen running north on FER Blvd. towards Kearny. The suspect was described as between 35 and 40, five-feet-eight, between 200 and 220 pounds, with dark hair and wearing a white shirt and dark sweatpants.
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