A local woman is accused of stealing over $8,000 from a gas station where she worked.

On Wednesday, New York State Police from Rhinebeck arrested Patricia R. Kennedy, 56, of Tivoli for grand larceny, a felony.

Over several months, Kennedy, a cashier at the at the Mobil Gas Station on State Route 9 and State Route 9G in Rhinebeck, stole approximately $8,465 from an ATM machine and cash registers, police say.

Kennedy was remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.

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