A heartless crook stole a donation box off the counter of a New Lenox gas station.
The thief struck about 4:20 p.m. Thursday at the BP Amoco on Route 30.
An "officer was dispatched to the BP Amoco reference a report of theft," police said. "The complainant advised that an unknown person stole the donation collection box from the counter."
The matter was sent to the department's investigations division for review.