ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Rockville police have arrested a bank teller for allegedly stealing $42,000 from the bank’s vault.

Thirty-two-year-old Ngawang Geleg of Gaithersburg was charged Monday with theft and theft scheme.

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Officers say they were called to Columbia Bank on Research Court on Nov. 7, where a bank manager said an audit found that the vault was short by about $42,000. Police say an audit was also performed on Geleg’s cash drawer and was found to be over by several hundred dollars.

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Police say Geleg admitted to talking the money from the vault, and that bank officials believe the theft took place over two weeks.

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