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Police: Woman embezzles $10K from Warwick Mall store

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WARWICK, R.I. -

Police have arrested and charged a woman after they said she embezzled more than $10,000 from a convenience store in the Warwick Mall.

Police were alerted in late December by the owners of the Street Corner convenience store, after they discovered that more than $10,000 in cash was taken from lottery sales was missing from store deposits.

Detectives found that 49-year-old Deborah Farias of Cumberland, the former store manager, had transferred the funds to her account.

She surrendered to police on Wednesday.

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