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NIAGARA FALLS – A Ninth Street woman was charged with the theft of a Walmart employee’s wallet from beneath a cash register.

Lena M. Thomas, 61, of Ninth Street, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. The theft was reported Wednesday. Surveillance video showed a woman in a motorized cart stealing the wallet, police said.

Police added that Thomas took cash from the wallet, which was thrown into the woods behind the plaza at 1520 Military Road. The wallet and cash were returned, police said.

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