Public Tip Helps Catch Tip Jar Thief

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW-TV) -- A public tip helped catch a man police said ran off with a tip jar from a local restaurant.

Thursday, August 22nd around 2:30 p.m. the suspect entered the Las Fuentes restaurant on S. Topeka Boulevard and stole a tip jar.

A public tipster recognized a photo police released of the man Tuesday. The individual, identified as Christopher Barker, 22, was walking in the 200 block of South Kansas Avenue.

Barker was arrested and booked on felony theft charges.