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Tennessee school worker charged with child care cash theft

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A Tennessee elementary school worker has been charged with stealing more than $60,000 from the school's child care program. According to the Times Free-Press (http://bit.ly/2mOrhGG ), the sheriff's office says 49-year-old Sharon Wynn turned herself in Thursday. The Daisy Elementary worker was booked into the Hamilton County Jail. Sheriff's spokesman Matt Lea says the issue was discovered in a program audit for September 2011 to June 2016. Schools officials turned over the audit to detectives. Lea says up to $200 at a time was taken from the program's deposit. Wynn was indicted on charges of theft over $60,000 and faces a $15,000 bond.

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