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Thieves steal bushfire charity tin from Frankston restaurant

3AW News

A man and a woman have been arrested after allegedly snatching a charity tin full of funds for victims of the recent bushfires from a fast food restaurant in Frankston.

The pair, a 41-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man, both from Drouin, entered the Nepean Highway McDonald’s store at about 9.30pm on Monday.

They made their way to the front counter, where the charity tin was positioned.

The man then covertly put the tin into the woman’s handbag before the pair fled.

Police released CCTV images of the pair, who were arrested in Dandenong on Friday evening.

They are expected to be charged with theft.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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