Crime Man Allegedly Steals $600 from Seattle Girl Scouts Selling Cookies in the Cold Police are still searching for the suspect By Rachel DeSantis Rachel DeSantis Instagram Twitter Rachel DeSantis is a writer/reporter covering music at PEOPLE. She has held various roles since joining the brand in 2019, and was previously a member of the human interest team. As a music writer, Rachel interviews everyone from rock-and-roll legends to up-and-coming stars for magazine feature stories and digital news stories. Rachel is based in New York City, and previously worked as an entertainment reporter at the New York Daily News after getting her start as an Entertainment Weekly intern. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland. People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 7, 2019 12:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Getty Seattle police are searching for a man they say stole more than $600 from a group of Girl Scouts selling cookies outside a grocery store. The scouts were offering up their signature snacks Sunday when a man allegedly ran up to their table, grabbed the money they had in a bin and fled the scene just before 8 p.m., said Jonah Spangenthal-Lee, Deputy Director of Communications for the Seattle Police Department, in a release. Jennifer Johanson told NBC affiliate King 5 News she and another adult were standing with the three Girl Scouts in freezing cold weather when the incident occurred. • Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter. “He came up a number of times asking about all the cookies and he bought some, and he returned them,” she said. “He came back, and there was just something not right.” Johanson said the group was finishing up for the night, which had a low temperature of 27 degrees, according to AccuWeather, when the man approached the table once again while running. “He pushed past one of the girls and grabbed the money,” she alleged. “I don’t want to scare them, but I do want them to learn to be aware. I have two girls. I want them to learn to trust that feeling that they have.” She said people have made donations to the young scouts after learning about what happened. The suspect has not yet been caught but he was captured on security video, and police are encouraging anyone who recognizes him to contact detectives at 206-684-5735.