Woman arrested trying to steal $2K in merchandise in Magnificent Mile robbery: Chicago police

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Woman arrested stealing $2K in merchandise in Mag Mile robbery: CPD
Chicago police said the woman entered a store, loaded up a bag and returned to a car before getting arrested.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 31-year-old woman tried to steal about $2,000 in merchandise from a Magnificent Mile business Tuesday night, Chicago police said.

The woman walked into the business in the 800-block of North Michigan Avenue just before 7:55 p.m. and started putting merchandise in a bag, CPD said.

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She was arrested when she got into a vehicle out on the street, according to CPD.

Chicago police tweeted a photo of clothing items stuffed into the front seat of a car that was tied to the incident.

Charges are pending.

CPD did not immediately identify the woman, as she was not yet charged as of Wednesday morning.