(AP) _ The Arkansas State Police has launched an investigation after more than $36,000 was recently reported missing from the state revenue office.The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Jacksonville police were called to a theft at the revenue office last month after an employee found that over $36,500 was missing from a safe. Police say no arrests have been made in the case, and the agency is working with police.
Scott Hardin is a spokesman for the Department of Finance and Administration. He says the theft is a ``rare, isolated incident.'' He says the funds weren't misplaced by office personnel.
A police report shows nearly $20,000 of the funds was in the form of checks. Hardin says the department has told customers who have written checks to the department to cancel them.
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