Police: Fake Salvation Army bell ringer arrested
RAEFORD, N.C. (WTVD) -- Police have charged a Raeford woman with pretending to be a Salvation Army bell ringer and taking donations for herself.
Thursday, 51-year-old Annie Francis King was arrested wearing a Salvation Army apron, ringing a bell, and taking money by walking from business to business on Main Street asking for donations.
Police said King collected almost $20 in change and small bills.
She was charged with obtaining property by false pretenses. Police said King bonded out of jail Thursday night and then missed court Friday. There's now a warrant for failure to appear.
If anyone has any information on her whereabouts they are asked to call the Raeford Police Department at (910) 875-4251.
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