MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) -- A Saluda woman is charged with embezzling $270,000 from Montreat College, where she worked as a bookkeeper.

The Hendersonville Times-News reported Friday ( that Montreat College Campus Police arrested Tracy Anne Pace.

According to a magistrate's order filed with Buncombe County District Court, Pace is accused of embezzling from the private Christian college in Montreat. The 43-year-old bookkeeper is set to appear in Buncombe County District Court on Feb. 21.

Annie Carlson, director of Communications & Alumni Relations at Montreat College, declined to comment about the arrest, saying the investigation is ongoing.

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