Laurel Co. Sheriff needs help identifying wallet thief


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can help identify a woman accused of stealing another woman’s wallet at a business.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, a woman accidentally put her wallet down at a business on Sunday and walked away.

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When she went back to find it, the wallet was gone.

Deputies say surveillance video caught a woman taking it.

If you recognize the woman in the surveillance photo, call the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office at 606 864 6600 or send a Facebook message. All information will be kept confidential, according to the office.

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