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LMPD: Toys 'R' Us employee steals thousands in cash and merchandise

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Toys 'R' Us employee stole approximately $2,700 worth of merchandise and cash in December from the Dixie Highway location where she worked, according to Louisville Metro Police.

Coworkers became suspicious of Brittany N. Able, 28, when they noticed her carrying merchandise out of the store, Able's arrest report states.

Police said store surveillance video shows Able taking merchandise without paying for it as well as giving merchandise to customers without charging them for it. The video also shows Able stealing money from a cash drawer, investigators said.

According to the arrest report, Able was confronted about the crimes and admitted to them in a written statement.

The incidents happened between December 1 and 10, 2013.

Able is charged with theft by unlawful taking.

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