Surveillance video shows man stealing donation jar for terminally ill woman

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FARRELL TOWNSHIP, Pa. —

Police said surveillance video shows a man stealing a donation jar filled with money meant for a terminally ill woman.

The video was taken in Citiline Market in Farrell, Mercer County.

Police said the man told the clerk, “I’m sorry, but I need this.”

Surveillance video shows the man grabbing the jar.

“That jar was tied up with a rope.  That guy just came in here and grabbed the jar and took off with it,” said owner Samy Kannan.

The jar contained about $500.

The donations were organized by the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Sharon.

Police said they have a person of interest.