U.K. employee accused of stealing $63,000 in lab equipment

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The University of Kentucky says an employee is accused of stealing $63,000 in lab equipment. U.K. says it has suspended Steve Ellis, who is described as an academic coordinator and instructional lab specialist in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

A U.K. police report accuses Ellis of stealing since 2012. The school says he has been with U.K. for about ten years. A spokesman says U.K. will decide what to do about Ellis, after the investigation is over.

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