Shoplifting turns to robbery when suspect gets physical - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Shoplifting turns to robbery when suspect gets physical

Posted: Updated:
Alice Anderson is charged with 3rd-degree robbery. (Source: Metro Jail) Alice Anderson is charged with 3rd-degree robbery. (Source: Metro Jail)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A case of shoplifting turned into a robbery when a physical altercation ensued between the suspect and a store's loss prevention officer.

It happened Wednesday afternoon at the Walmart on Sparkman Drive.

The loss prevention officer told police she saw a woman attempt to exit the store without paying for the items she had in her possession. When she confronted the woman, she became physical. The officer suffered a minor injury.

With the assistance of store security, the woman was taken into custody. Alice Anderson is charged with third-degree robbery. She was taken to Metro Jail.

Copyright 2014 WAFF. All rights reserved. 

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-533-4848

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations


FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.