(KMOV)-- A woman was caught on tape stealing a collection jar at a gas station in Leadington, Missouri.
A viewer posted the video on KMOV.com's Facebook page. Police say 31-year old Kristin Wells of Crystal City allegedly grabbed the jar at Ms. B's Convenience Store and put it under her sweater. She walked away with about $50. The money was part of an effort at an elementary school to raise funds for needy families. It was a contest to see which student could collect the most money.
Police say the surveillance video made this case easy to crack.Wells turned herself into police. Police say Wells will be charged with stealing by deceit.