Lincoln Hy-Vee cashier accused of stealing thousands from register

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A Hy-Vee cashier was arrested after she was caught stealing from her cash register, Lincoln Police say.

On Sunday evening, officers responded to a theft report at the Hy-Vee near 50th and O Streets.

Management told police a cashier, 19-year-old Sarah Alwaely, had been taking money out of her register since October. The store estimates that $3,234 was stolen.

Alwaely was arrested on suspicion of theft by unlawfully taking $1,500 – $5,000.

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