Alleged shoplifter walks out wearing stolen shoes in Forsyth County

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — An alleged shoplifter put on brand new sandals and walked out of a shoe store without paying for them, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident report.

An employee of Shoe Gallery, 3630 Peachtree Parkway, told deputies April 21 the suspect was a woman who looked to be in her 50s and spoke with a heavy foreign accent.

She was seen on video surveillance trying on sandals. Then, she went to the register and bought a pair of shoes.

Once she left the store, employees discovered that the old pair of sandals she had worn into the store were inside a new shoe box. She left the store wearing a pair of sandals she had tried on.

FH 05-07-14