Police: Worker allegedly stole 88-year-old man's credit card - KMOV.com

Police: Worker allegedly stole 88-year-old man's credit card

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CREVE COEUR, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Police said a woman was charged for allegedly stealing a credit card from a resident at the assisted-living facility Autumn View Gardens, 11210 Schuetz Road.

The daughter of the 88-year-old victim told investigators that her father's credit card was taken from his wallet. When the victim was being transported to a new hospital for a medical issue, she noticed the card missing. She said she had seen it the previous day.

Police say that the card was used to make a purchase at Walmart in Bridgeton and surveillance footage showed that Airis Costello, 32, an employee of Autumn View Gardens, allegedly made the purchase.

Investigators say that they arrested Costello and she made a confession.

Costello was charged with one count of Stealing a Cred Card, a Class C Felony. 

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