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.

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.