Woman accused of stealing from hospital

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Sheriff deputies say a woman visiting her sick mother was caught stealing from the Knox County Hospital.

Knox County Sheriff's Deputy Adam Townsley says he was at the hospital for another case and witnessed Samantha Phipps, 23, put items in her purse.

He later pulled her over and says she had needles, gloves, and other medical items from the hospital in the car.

Phipps is charged with theft, public intoxication, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

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