LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A JC Penney Outlet employee was arrested Thursday after a loss prevention officer said he saw her take money from a cash register.
According to the arrest report, 19-year-old Fathiyya R. Effinger was observed taking $20 from the register. Effinger was approached by loss prevention and during their investigation said she admitted to taking more money over the course of her employment.
The report states Effinger had loaded $497 on gift cards without paying for them and she had taken an additional $300 from the cash register at various times.
Effinger is charged with theft by unlawful taking.