SAYVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Sayville man faces hate crime charges for allegedly stealing several LGBT flags, Suffolk County police said.

Ronald Witt faces six counts of petit larceny as a hate crime.

sayville Long Island Man Faces Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Stealing LGBT Flags From Church

Ronald Witt (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Police say he stole flags from in front of Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ on July 29, Sept. 23, Oct. 7, Oct. 15, Oct. 20 and Nov. 6.

Witt will face a judge for arraignment Wednesday.