MASON CITY, Iowa — A 54-year-old woman has been accused of embezzling more than $32,000 from the Mason City convenience store she managed.

Court records say Melissa Gott is charged with theft. A Mason City phone listed for Gott rang busy during several calls Thursday. Her attorney didn’t immediately return a call from The Associated Press.

Authorities say she stole the money from a Yesway store’s bank deposits between Jan. 3 and Jan. 14.

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