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Santa Maria police investigate report of embezzlement near KFC

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Patricia Martellotti / KCOY

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Santa Maria police responded to a report of a robbery or embezzlement that took place at a local business Friday morning.

Police said a witness reported the incident around 9:41 a.m. from a KFC on the 2200 block of Broadway, however, the crime did not take place at the KFC.

One person has been arrested while the investigation continues.

Police have not yet released the name of the business that they are investigating. It is unclear if they are searching for other suspects.

By Friday afternoon, the incident was being investigated only as an embezzlement.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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