Cops: Someone stole $752 cash check from car in Mattituck

Investigation is ongoing into the theft of a $752 check made out to cash, stolen from a Mattituck woman’s vehicle while it was parked at her place of employment in Southold on the morning of August 18, Southold Town police said.

A surveillance video shows the woman parking her vehicle before entering the deli where she works, leaving the cash check behind in her unlocked vehicle, according to a police report.

The footage then shows someone drive a gold Altima into the parking lot, drop someone off at the deli and park next to the woman’s car, police said.

The suspect exited his car and first hid behind a tree before entering the woman’s car, the video footage shows. The suspect then got back into his own vehicle and drove away, according to the report.