Nanny charged after allegedly stealing items from clients’ homes

Most recently, the 33-year-old woman allegedly returned to a home she interviewed at before taking the items.
Sarah Catherine Seltzer, 33, is facing charges after she allegedly stole items from homes.
Sarah Catherine Seltzer, 33, is facing charges after she allegedly stole items from homes.(Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 3:49 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2022 at 8:44 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A woman who was working as a nanny in Charlotte has been arrested, police say.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD), 33-year-old Sarah Catherine Seltzer, was taken into custody on Thursday after she allegedly stole items from a potential client’s home on Tuesday following an interview with a prospective family.

CMPD said that on August 2nd, Seltzer went to the home to conduct the interview, and later returned to the home and entered the back door. Once back inside the home, police said she took numerous items, including bottles of prescription drugs.

Seltzer is also accused of taking items of sentimental value.

Police reports detail a pattern in accusations against her for stealing from other families while babysitting.

Nine separate reports to CMPD show similar accusations against Seltzer including stolen pill bottles, breaking and entering and stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and designer bags.

The reports against her range from December 2021 to the most recent report on August 2nd.

She is charged with two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of larceny after breaking and entering, along with other charges, including felony larceny.

CMPD is continuing to investigate the situation.

Anyone with information about other related crimes should contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or by visiting their website.

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