Newport police searching for man suspected of stealing TIPS from a pizza shop


NEWPORT, RI (WLNE) –  Newport Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of stealing TIPS from a pizza shop.

The theft happened at Mama Leone’s Pizzeria on Bellevue Avenue, according to a post on the Newport Police’s Facebook page.

If you have any information about who this man is or where he may be, Newport Police ask that you contact Det. Sloan at 401-845-5771 or by email

Police say it’s unclear how much the suspect stole but he was caught on camera stealing out of the tip jar on May 1.

During these tough and unfortunate times the Newport Police Department is still receiving reports of larceny. The photo…

Posted by Newport RI Police Department on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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