Woman arrested for stealing 40K in jewerly

Posted at 5:52 PM, Feb 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-07 17:52:37-05

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in South Florida arrested a woman on suspicion of swiping a luxury watch and diamond jewelry valued at more than $40,000 from a sleeping man in a hotel room.

The Sun Sentinel reports ( Victoria Aughenbaugh was free on bond following her Wednesday arrest.

Broward County detectives said Aughenbaugh met a man at a nightclub, then went to his hotel. When the man woke, Aughenbaugh was gone - and so was the man's $20,000 Presidential Rolex, $15,000 two-carat diamond ring, $5,000 gold bracelet with his last name set in diamonds, Gucci wallet and $200 cash.

It's unclear if Aughenbaugh has retained an attorney.

Since spring of 2013, South Florida law enforcement officials have chalked up dozens of cases of club-hopping femme fatales who seduce and rob intoxicated Rolex-wearing men.

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