Employee accused of stealing more than $5k from restaurant

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A 34-year-old woman is accused of stealing more than $5,000 from a Walterboro restaurant where she was formerly employed.

On Monday, the Walterboro Public Safety Department responded to the Cracker Barrel on 59 Cane Branch Rd. for a report of an employee stealing from the restaurant.

The store manager and a loss prevention manager told the officer that Angelia Yvette Stokes was employed as a cashier and had been stealing from the company from October 2012 to March of this year.

The loss prevention manager said he had tracked the thefts through cash register receipts and was able to record some of the thefts on surveillance cameras.

According to the loss prevention manager, he obtained a verbal and written confession from Stokes.

Store officials said Stokes had stolen $4,660 in cash from registers and $670 in gift cards.

A warrant is out for her arrest.

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