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Aug 3, 2014 8:00 PM

Shoplifting Attempt Lands Three in Jail

CORPUS CHRISTI-An effort to shoplift some items from a Wal-Mart store got three people taken down at gunpoint.

It happened outside this store at SPID and Greenwood. A CCISD officer working security saw 4 people walk out of the store with a variety of items without paying for them.

As she confronted them, three of them tried to run away and one of them took out a hatchet, the officer then drew her gun as she called for help.

Two men and a woman in her 20's was arrested.
The fourth person turned out to be not involved.

Store officials say they tried to steal over two hundred dollars of clearance items, including that hatchet.


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