Patient claims GW Hospital staff member stole money from his wallet

A patient at GW Hospital filed a police report claiming a staff member stole money from his wallet when he briefly left his room Saturday.

At about 3:15 p.m., the patient was using the bathroom in his hospital room and said he heard a rummaging sound outside the door. Upon re-entering the room, the man checked his wallet and noticed $1,000 in cash was missing, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report.

The man said he believes a hospital staff member stole the money from his wallet, the report states.

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