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Department Store Employee Charged With Embezzlement

Posted April 26, 2008 3:00 p.m. EDT
Updated April 27, 2008 6:52 a.m. EDT

— A Hudson Belk employee has been charged with eight-counts of embezzlement.

Bernadette Thompson is accused of stealing more than $2,500 worth of clothing from the store. Police said it happened at the Triangle Town Center location over a four-month period.

Thompson was in jail Saturday.