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Woman accused of stealing thousands from an elderly man

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville woman is behind bars, accused of stealing from a senior.

Metro police say 19-year-old Shawnkia Burnett persuaded the 81-year-old victim to write her checks totaling $1,700.

Police say Burnett also used the victim's debit card without consent to rack up purchases worth $8,500.

The victim's own granddaughter is also facing charges in this case.

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