TOMS RIVER — A township man has been charged with stealing $100 from tip jar at a restaurant.

The theft was reported Nov. 20 at the Royal Grill on Route 37.

A surveillance camera in the restaurant caught the thief in action.

An investigation led police to Nicholas Mayer, 23, who turned himself in Tuesday.

Mayer was released and awaits a Municipal Court date.

Image from surveillance video at Royal Grill.

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