Police: Female Philadelphia officer stole from woman in custody

July 6, 2012 4:59:23 PM PDT
A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with stealing from a woman in police custody.

25th District Officer Susan Bannon, 45, a 6-year veteran of the department, was arrested Thursday and charged with theft and related offenses.

Police say on August 30, 2011, Bannon took money from a woman who was in temporary police custody.

Bannon has been suspended for 30 days with the intent to dismiss.