Theft suspect tracked down after leaving wallet in shopping cart

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On March 23, 2021, police responded to a report of the theft of merchandise from a business in the Corral Centre.  The 36-year-old female suspect left the business with a cart full of items valued over $600. 

An employee followed her out of the business and then retrieved all the merchandise.  The suspect left the area, but she also left her wallet and ID in the shopping cart, which was used to identify her. 

Police later attended to her residence and arrested her.  She was released to appear in court on June 17, 2021 on a charge of Theft Under $5000.