Police: Shoplifting suspect threatened Walmart worker with needle

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    MILFORD, Conn. (WFSB) — A New Haven lady was taken into custody after police say she threatened a Walmart worker with a needle earlier than taking off with merchandise with out paying.

In accordance with Milford Police, officers responded to the Walmart at 1365 Boston Publish Highway on Wednesday for a reported shoplifting.

It was later decided {that a} 42-year-old New Haven lady, Amy Kiernan, tried to stroll out of the shop with roughly $190 value of merchandise.

When the loss prevention officer approached her, police say Kiernan pulled out a needle and threatened the officer earlier than fleeing the world on foot.

Officers situated Kiernan a short while later and positioned her below arrest.

Police stated that she was discovered holding a needle and a field cutter.

She was charged with second diploma theft, interfering with police, and sixth diploma larceny.

Kiernan was launched on a promise to seem in court docket.

She is scheduled to be in court docket subsequent on January 4.

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