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Grocery store employee charged with stealing thousands from register

Updated: Oct. 19, 2017 at 1:24 PM EDT
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Whitney M. Henderson (Source: LMDC)
Whitney M. Henderson (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A woman has been charged in the theft of thousands of dollars in cash during a two month period while working as a grocery store cashier.

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Whitney M. Henderson, 23, of Louisville, is charged with one count of theft by unlawful taking.

Henderson worked at the Save-A-Lot at 4443 Cane Run Road from January 13 to March 21, according to an arrest warrant. During that time, Henderson is accused taking $8,745 from the store by creating fake refunds, taking the cash from the register and pocketing it.

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When confronted about the missing money, the warrant says Henderson admitted to some of the thefts and was fired. Further investigation uncovered more fraudulent transactions.

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