Man accused of stealing from woman trying to help

Man accused of stealing from woman trying to help

MANSFIELD, OH (WOIO) - Authorities have arrested a man they say stole from a woman who was trying to help him.

Police say the Tracey Lynn Doster went to a home on State Route 314 in Mansfield and told the woman at the door he was out of gas.

The woman went to her garage to find a gas can for him. When she returned, she told police Doster was in her home and had stolen her wallet.

Richland County detectives and Ontario Police arrested Doster on a parole violation.

He now faces burglary charges.

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