Party City manager in California charged with embezzlement

A Party City store manager in California has been arrested for suspected embezzlement.

Scott Kavanagh, manager of a Party City on Stockdale Highway in Bakersfield, was arrested on Dec. 18 for allegedly embezzling more than $25,000 from the store, news outlet KBAK/KBFX reported. No other details are currently available.

There are approximately 900 Party City locations in North America. The majority of Party City stores are owned by the parent company, Party City Holdco, with only about 150 of the locations being franchises.

It is unknown if the Party City where Kavanagh works is a franchise store or is owned by Party City Holdco. 

UPDATE: Kavanagh was due in court on Jan. 5, according to a 17 News report. 

Originally posted Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017

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