End Of Line For "Botox Bandit"

Florida cops nab woman who stiffed spa after receiving treatment

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End Of Line For "Botox Bandit"

JUNE 19--The Botox Bandit has been busted. Florida police today arrested Kellie Thomas, 23, for grand theft after she allegedly received Botox treatments from a Port St. Lucie cosmetic surgeon earlier this month and then skipped out on her $1225 bill.

Thomas, pictured in a police photo, was nabbed a day after cops released before and after images snapped June 10 at the Porlaro Hair and Cosmetic Surgery center. Those images triggered numerous calls from citizens who recognized Thomas, the latest perp charged with pulling a 'dine and dash' on a Botox bill.

According to an arrest affidavit, Thomas, using the alias Ashley Parker, had Botox procedures on her 'lower eyes' and left the cosmetic surgery office without paying (cops previously reported that the woman told a receptionist that she left her credit card in her car and would return with it to pay her bill).

When cops arrested Thomas at her home today, she acknowledged receiving the Botox treatments and claimed that she 'intended on paying the doctor later.' Following her bust, Thomas was booked into the St. Lucie County Jail. (4 pages)