A 36-year-old Peterborough woman has been charged with theft and possession of stolen property after an incident at a Lansdowne Street West. Peterborough store on Tuesday afternoon.
Police say a security officer at the store saw a women enter the electronics section of the store, conceal merchandise on her and then leave the store without paying for the merchandise.
The woman was arrested at the scene and police were called. according to police the accused was in possession of approximately $460 of store merchandise. Further investigation revealed the woman was also in possession of a stolen jacket from another retail outlet.
36 year old Tracy Marie Gallant of Hilliard Street, Peterborough has been charged.