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Arlington Man Allegedly Steals Jimmy Fund Jar from Somerville Pub

The bar put out a donation jar after a niece of one of the employees beat a childhood cancer against long odds.

The suspect on Bull McCabe's surveillance footage. Credit: Bull McCabe's Pub Facebook page
The suspect on Bull McCabe's surveillance footage. Credit: Bull McCabe's Pub Facebook page

An Arlington man was allegedly caught on tape last Tuesday stealing a Jimmy Fund donation jar with about $200 in it from Bull McCabe’s Pub in Somerville’s Union Square.

Kenneth Happas, 46, was then arrested on Friday and charged with larceny in a building, according to WCVB.

The bar put Happas’ photo from surveillance footage on its Facebook page after the theft. After his arrest, Bull McCabe’s posted the following:

“THEY GOT HIM!!!!!!! He's under arrest. And he was on parole for bank robbery, so, he's going back to jail. Thank you all for getting the word out!!!!”

The jar was put out after a niece of one of Bull McCabe’s employees beat neuroblastoma, a type of childhood cancer, after having been given only a 20 percent to live, according to WCVB’s report.

WCVB: Man caught on tape stealing Jimmy Fund donation can
Bea Sprague June 16, 2014 at 08:11 PM
Rich or is it Dick ? Wonder what this clown is doing at 50 Beverly Road ? Sounds like you should hold a press conference lol ...
Susan Ruderman June 16, 2014 at 10:46 PM
Perhaps the APD should review any unsolved robberies in town to see if that can be linked to Mr. Scumbag. I doubt that stealing money from kids' cancer research is his only crime besides bank robbery...
Bea Sprague June 17, 2014 at 10:46 PM
Rich H .... How are the crullers treating you ?
Eileen June 18, 2014 at 06:47 PM
It must be hard being you.
Wind Dummy 25 June 18, 2014 at 07:47 PM
You gotta be rock bottom low to get caught stealing money designated fot kids health issues.Never use to be like this around here.

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