Woman arrested for stealing from WalMart, assaulting employee

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) – A 27-year-old woman is bring charged with strong armed robbery after police say she stole items from a WalMart and assaulted an employee.

According to the Kennett Police Department, the 27-year-old woman was approached by WalMart employees after she attempted to leave the store without paying for items.

The police report stats the woman then assaulted the employees, and then left the store with the stolen items. A short time later she was stopped by Hayti Police and arrested.

The woman was arrested and $250 worth of WalMart property was confiscated. The woman is being charged with strong arm robbery, and third degree assault. No names have been released.

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