SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)- Springfield police say they stopped a woman who tried to steal a $223 Michael Kors purse from the Macy’s at the Eastfield Mall on Friday.
Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney said 23 year old Stephanie Fabian was arrested at the department store Friday evening. He said Fabian used a sharp tool to cut the anti-theft device on the purse, before walking out of the store. Loss prevention officers stopped Fabian and her friend in the parking lot outside the store. Delaney says her friend then assaulted an officer, before running through the parking lot with the purse.
The purse was recovered and Fabian is now charged with shoplifting.