A thief was caught on video red-handed, and your help is needed in identifying him.

Caffe Cottage on St. Mary Boulevard in Lafayette posted photos to their Facebook page of a thief who stole the cashier's tip jar:

The thief seems to have a unique dress style, but I'm not certain if it wasn't just a disguise.

Here's the pic of him snatching the tip jar:

Click through on the links to get to Caffe Cottage's Facebook page for more pics of the thief. (Wait: am I supposed to "alleged" thief?  But, THERE ARE PICTURES OF HIM TAKING THE TIP JAR!! I digress...)

I've said it many times, I'll say it again now: one of my favorite things about social media is how quickly pictures of missing persons, pets, items, and people wanted by police circulate, speeding up the process. Do your part!

(Facebook/Caffe Cottage)