Shoplifter leaves purse behind in Milton

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MILTON, Ga. – A suspected shoplifter at the Windward Walmart was chased away from the store July 25, leaving behind her purse and identification.

According to store employees, Tanya Mings, 51, of Riverdale, was seen filling her shopping cart with $677 worth of items and then walking out of the store without paying the goods. When employees stopped her, she allegedly ran, leaving behind her cart. She evaded employees and was able to get into her car and drive away. But her handbag was left in the shopping cart.

A warrant was taken out for her arrest for felony shoplifting.

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