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PD: Babysitter accused of stealing high-end handbags from employer

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Lucy Pedroza, 52, is accused of taking several high-end handbags and jewelry from the family she worked for. (Westport Police) Lucy Pedroza, 52, is accused of taking several high-end handbags and jewelry from the family she worked for. (Westport Police)
WESTPORT, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Westport said a babysitter is facing charges after being accused of stealing from her employer.

Lucy Pedroza, 52, is accused of taking several high-end handbags and jewelry from the family she worked for.

Police said the alleged thefts happened between 2011 and 2013.

The homeowner reportedly contacted police in December after finding a Facebook page for the woman displaying photos of her wearing many of the stolen items.

Police found over 30 handbags, clothing items and jewelry believed to have been stolen from the homeowner.

Pedroza was charged with second-degree larceny and is expected to appear in court on March 17.

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