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Pitcairn woman accused of theft

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Thursday, July 3, 2014, 6:51 p.m.

An Allegheny County woman is accused of stealing steaks, salmon and shrimp from a Penn Township grocery store, police said.

Hope Thomas, 47, of Pitcairn, was seen Tuesday by an employee at the Giant Eagle store near Harrison City filling her bag with two salmon fillets, two packs of shrimp and four strip steaks and then attempting to leave the store without paying, police said. The items are valued at $227.

She is free on $10,000 bond. A July 22 preliminary hearing before Harrison City District Judge Helen Kistler is set.

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