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LMPD: Woman stole $1,500 in merchandise with her 8-year-old daughter

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Louisville Police arrested a woman they say stole more than $1,500 worth of merchandise from a department store, while her 8-year-old daughter was with her.

According to an arrest report, Amanda Snellen, of Bardstown, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police say she shoplifted items from the Kohl's store at Standiford Plaza.

Police say Snellen was observed by store employees placing items into her purse in an effort to conceal them. Police also allege that Snellen removed price tags from jewelry and placed the items into her purse.

Police state Snellen's 8-year-old daughter also placed items into her mother's purse.

Police records indicate that Snellen also had jewelry hidden in her bra. Police say she was also wearing an extra pair of shorts and underwear that had come from the store. Snellen is accused of stealing items from the Kohl's store that totaled $1,576.

Snellen is charged with theft.

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