POLICE: Man steals from home while owner takes friend for chemotherapy

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 31 at 7:21 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A man is charged with stealing from a home after police said he did it  while the homeowner took a friend for chemotherapy treatment.

Thirty-two-year old Kevin Claxton is accused of stealing $12,000 jewelry from the residence on Dunkirk Lane while the owner was at Baptist Hospital East.

According to an arrest report, the victim claims Claxton was staying at the home temporarily and was the only person there at the time of the theft.

Police also said Claxton has pending drug-related cases in Jefferson County District Court.

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