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Walmart employee arrested for stealing

WHITEBURG, Ky (WYMT) - A Letcher County man was arrested Wednesday night, and charged with theft by unlawful taking.

Whitesburg police tell us Lenville Hendrix, 22, stole laptops, speakers and 20 iPads valued at $300 a piece from the Walmart in Whitesburg.

Officer Alisha Congleton says Hendrix was an employee at the Walmart.

Congleton says Hendrix told police he was stealing to support his addiction to suboxone.

Hendrix was arrested in Neon. He is at the Letcher County Jail.

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