Police: Shoplifting suspect threatened Milford Wal Mart employee with needle

MILFORD, CT (WFSB) – a brand new Haven woman become taken into custody after police say she threatened a Wal Mart worker with a needle before taking off with merchandise devoid of paying.

according to Milford Police, officers answered to the Wal Mart at 1365 Boston submit road on Wednesday for a mentioned shoplifting.

It turned into later determined that a 42-12 months-old New Haven lady, Amy Kiernan, tried to walk out of the keep with approximately $a hundred ninety value of merchandise.

When the loss prevention officer approached her, police say Kiernan pulled out a needle and threatened the officer before fleeing the area taking walks.

Officers determined Kiernan a short while later and positioned her under arrest.

Police mentioned that she become found conserving a needle and a field cutter.

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

Kiernan became launched on a promise to appear in court docket.

She is scheduled to be in court next on January 4.