'Andy Griffith Show' actress robbed in 'Mayberry'

FILE - In a Sept. 6, 2007 file photo, Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on "The Andy Griffith Show," pauses at a statue of Andy and Opie Taylor in Mount Airy, N.C. Lynn had her wallet stolen at a shopping center in Mount Airy, the birthplace of Andy Griffith, after moving to the area to avoid big city crime. The Mount Airy News reports that police arrested Shirley Walter Guynn, of Cana, Va. in the robbery. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) (AP)

April 29, 2010 11:25:06 AM PDT
The actress who played Thelma Lou on "The Andy Griffith Show" was robbed in the town that inspired the show's idyllic Mayberry setting, after moving to the area to avoid big city crime.

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