A University of Tennessee at Chattanooga employee was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly stealing $2500 from JC Penney. 

Chattanooga Police responded to Hamilton Place Mall on a reported employee theft. A JC Penney manager told police that one of their employees, Jason Harville, was in custody for theft of cash. 

During the manager's investigation, he had determined that Harville allegedly stolen about $2500 in cash over a period of time from June 2016-July 2017. Harville has confessed to the manager and provided a written and signed statement of confession. 

Jason Harville is also the Director of Student Transition Programs at UTC.  Associate Vice Chancellor for Communication and Marketing of UTC, Chuck Cantrell  said this about this arrest "Jason Harville is a UTC employee. We received notice today of criminal charges made against him related to his employment at a local retailer. The University is reviewing the matter."