MANATEE -- Telling authorities she planned to give the money back, a Target employee admitted to taking $1,200 out of the cash registers over the past few months at the Target at 6150 14th St. W.
A fellow employee, who was observing via the store's security camera system, witnessed the suspect take money from the cash drawer several times on Jan. 7, amounting to $400 on that day, according to a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report.
The suspect, whose name was not given in the police report, told deputies she had taken the money because she needed it for her baby and that when she got paid she was going to pay the money back to Target, the report states.
During the interview with deputies, the suspect said she took an additional $800 over the past few months, the report states.
The suspect has not paid any of the money back to Target, the report states.