Stacy Flanagan charged with stealing tip jar from Westport restaurant

Police say Stacy Flanagan took the jar while the cashier was distracted. (2/24/14)

WESTPORT - Westport police say they've arrested a Fairfield woman for stealing a tip jar from a local restaurant.

They say Stacy Flanagan came into the business with two small children in December and took the jar while the cashier was distracted.

Investigators say after News 12 Connecticut aired the video, they were able to identify Flanagan who later admitted to taking the money.

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She is due in court next week.

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