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Police: $4,000 ring returned to Haywood Mall worker

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The victim decided not to press charges (Source: Greenville Police Dept.) The victim decided not to press charges (Source: Greenville Police Dept.)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Greenville Police Department said a $4,000 ring was taken from the Haywood Mall has been returned to its owner.

Officers said a woman captured on surveillance video was seen adjusting the ring after picking it up from a bed in Macy's in February.

Police said a 79-year-old employee removed the ring to make a display bed and walked away briefly. When she remembered and returned for the ring, it was missing.

The was never turned into mall security or the lost and found and police launched an investigation into the theft.

Police posted surveillance photos of the woman who is believed to have taken the ring and a man on Facebook Tuesday. Within hours of the post, police said the ring was returned.

The ring's owner decided not to press charges.

The charge would’ve been Grand Larceny and carries up to five years in prison, police said.

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