Señor Pepe's looking for suspect who stole donation jar; money being raised for sick employee

Posted at 3:33 PM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 19:23:15-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Señor Pepe's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Northwest Bakersfield is looking for a woman suspected of stealing their donation jar. The money in the donation jar was being raised to help an employee battling cancer, a manager with the restaurant told 23ABC News.

The restaurant has filed a police report with the Bakersfield Police Department.

The woman was caught on surveillance video entering the restaurant and asking for a gift card. The video show while she is waiting, the woman appears to grab the entire jar from the front counter and leave.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call BPD (661) 327-7111.