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Woman charged with petit larceny for sneaking items into shopping bag

NIAGARA FALLS – A 27-year-old North Avenue woman faces a petit larceny charge after she was accused of placing items into her shopping bag without scanning them at the self-checkout at Walmart Sunday night.

Ashanti M. White only scanned some of the items at the checkout, but put 10 items into her bag without scanning them, according to a police report.

White was stopped by security at about 7:40 p.m. before she exited the store and held for police.