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Woman applying for job steals from tip jar

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:52:23 PM AKST   Updated On: Dec 18 2013 04:28:26 PM AKST
Counting out money

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A woman applying for a job at a pizza shop ended up stealing money from a tip jar.

The Associated Press reports that Melissa Brittingham of Rehoboth Beach, Del. was in the middle of filing out a job application at a Five Guys pizza restaurant when she helped herself to the tips in two separate tip jars on the counter. The 44-yer-old made off with about $15 total.

Police were able to catch Brittingham after reviewing the surveillance footage from the restaurant. She plead guilty to theft and received probation plus a $500 fine.