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Sunny Saturday brings out shoplifters in St. John’s

A Royal Newfoundland Constabulary patrol car is shown in St. John's. — File photo
A Royal Newfoundland Constabulary patrol car is shown in St. John's. — File photo - Keith Gosse

St. Johns, N.L. — The RNC dealt with several reports of shoplifting Saturday afternoon in separate incidents.

At 2:10, police responded to a complaint of theft from a loss prevention officer at a business in the west end of St John’s. Two teenage girls were dealt with under the Youth Criminal Justice Act and released to the custody of their parents.

At 2:50, patrol services responded to a theft complaint from a business on Topsail Road in St. Johns. A 37-year-old woman was charged for theft under $5,000 and released with a future court date.

At 4:30 p.m., the RNC responded to a report of a theft at a business at the Avalon Mall. A 55-year-old woman was charged with theft under $5,000 and breaching court orders. She was held for a court appearance this morning.

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