Toronto Police arrest alleged tip jar-thief dressed as the Joker

May 13 2019, 1:21 pm

Toronto Police have arrested a man who allegedly stole a tip jar from a Kensington Market restaurant while disguised as the Joker.

Police say that on May 5, a man entered a restaurant in Kensington Market wearing Joker face paint and stole a tip jar which was near the cash register.

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On May 6, Wafels & More shared a video to Facebook that showed the man entering their establishment and speaking with an employee before pocketing the tip jar that was on the counter.

Wafels & More / Facebook

According to Police, Timothy Lubin, 29, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with theft on Sunday, May 12.

Wafels & More / Facebook

Also on Sunday, the eatery commented on the video to say that they had been informed by police that a suspect was arrested in relation to the crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact law enforcement at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, on Facebook, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).