Police: Employee Stole $35,000 from Preschool

Lauren Comber
Lauren Comber. Photo credit: Southampton Town Police Department

Lauren Comber, 30, of Sag Harbor, was arrested Tuesday after a several-month-long investigation and charged with grand larceny for stealing more than $35,000 from the preschool where she worked, according to police.

Southampton Town police said detectives found Comber, who was a bookkeeper at Rainbow Preschool in Bridgehampton, removed the money from the school’s bank account between November 2012 and January 2014.

Comber turned herself in at the Southampton Town Police Department in Hampton Bays and was arraigned at Suffolk County Court in Riverhead Tuesday morning, police said.

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