Crook bites employee during failed tip-jar heist

A 23-year-old man was arrested Saturday after attempting to steal the tip jar in a restaurant in Lower Nob Hill, police said.

The thief entered the restaurant in the 500 block of Post Street about 3 p.m. and snatched the tip jar. As an employee struggled to retrieve it, the crook bit him on the wrist and tried to flee, police said. The man was arrested near the restaurant.

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