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Nephew accused of stealing $20,000 worth of jewelry from 75-year-old aunt

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A woman's nephew is due in court after he stole jewelry from her home.

According to a criminal summons, Richard Dear, Jr., 44, was visiting his 75-year-old aunt on April 1. The victim said Dear asked to use the bathroom to make a phone call, but he disappeared for an hour. She went to check on him and found her jewelry missing from her bedroom.

At this time, Dear was still in the home and when confronted, denied any involvement. He then left the house.

The victim contacted police and reported $20,000 worth of jewelry stolen.

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