Coffee shop responds to theft with food drive

11:04 PM, Dec 8, 2013   |    comments
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Stow, Ohio (WKYC)-An Ohio man was caught on camera stealing from a tip jar at a Stow coffee shop.

But instead of pressing charges, the local shop is instead choosing to host a food drive.

If you saw the surveillance video from the Nervous Dog Coffee Bar, you would probably think it was a Christmas grinch stealing from these hard-working baristas.

"He stuck his hand straight into the tip jar and took out as much as he could get and walked out like nothing happened," said Manager Scott Moses.

But according to Moses and the shop's owner, this was no grinch.

"We assume that if he was desperate enough to steal tips, he's probably in desperate times," says Moses.

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