Dec 6, 5:40 PM EST

Northwestern Iowa store employee charged with theft

STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) -- An employee at the farm supply store in Storm Lake has been arrested, accused of stealing more than $7,000 in cash from the store.

The Sioux City Journal reports that 19-year-old Abigail Clark, of Early, was arrested Tuesday and charged of ongoing criminal conduct, second-degree theft and five counts of forgery.

Storm Lake police say Clark forged customer names and completed fraudulent returns for cash within the Bomgaars store where she worked, and then kept the money.

Police say that during the investigation, officers recovered more than $400 in merchandise bought with the stolen money from Bomgaars.

A phone number for Clark could not be found Wednesday.


Information from: Sioux City Journal,

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