Delivery driver caught stealing tip jar at Miami restaurant


MIAMI – A delivery driver left with more than just grilled cheese sandwiches from a Miami restaurant on Monday.

Security video at Ms. Cheezious on Biscayne Boulevard captured a driver with the Postmates delivery service picking up an order and then stealing the restaurant's tip jar.

The restaurant sent out a post on Instagram on Tuesday asking for the public's help in finding the crook.

In the video, the driver can be seen looking around before taking the jar and leaving through the front door.

According to Brian Mullins, the restaurant's owner, Postmates was originally not helpful in the police investigation.

However, Vikrum Aiyer, a spokesman for Postmates, said the company would cooperate with police.

"The report about this incident is deeply troubling, and when notified on July 23, we immediately removed the Postmate in question from the platform, reached out to the merchant to provide our support (including reimbursement), and reached out to law enforcement to cooperate with any broader investigation," Aiyer said in a statement.

The incident occurred at around 9:15 p.m. in what was a relatively empty restaurant.