June 12, 2019 9:57 am

Minden woman accused of theft at Lindsay store

Kawartha Lakes police have arrested a 20-year-old woman after she reportedly stole from a local store.

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A Minden, Ont., woman has been accused of theft following an alleged incident at a store in Lindsay on Tuesday morning.

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service says a woman entered a store on Kent Street West at around 11:30 a.m. and allegedly took a number of items from the business, concealing them in her purse. Police say she then left the business without making any attempt to pay for the items.

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The woman was reportedly stopped by store security staff and held until police officers arrived and arrested her.

Ashley Young, 20, of Minden, was charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

She was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Lindsay on July 18.

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