Embezzlement Arrest; Woman Caught Stealing on the Job

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police say a women is now behind bars after she was caught stealing from work.

Officers say a Kohl's loss prevention manager watched as Juanita El-Bedawi put stolen items under her shirt and in her pants.

After a search of the employee locker room, police found $300 worth of merchandise in El-Bedawi's purse.

Police say she admitted to stealing almost $2,000 worth of items since she started working at the department store.

El-Bedawi's is now in the South Central Regional Jail. She has been charged with embezzlement.

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