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Florida woman accused of snatching cash from victim at gas station

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Posted at 2:13 PM, Oct 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-28 14:13:31-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies say a New Port Richey woman has been arrested after being accused of stealing cash from a gas station customer in Holiday, Florida.

According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, 33-year-old Jessica Towne is charged with Robbery by Sudden Snatching.

They say Towne approached a person at a Wawa station on U.S. 19 and asked for some cash to buy gas. When the victim was shuffling through a stack of cash, Towne grabbed three $20 bills and began to run.