NICEVILLE — A woman arrested for shoplifting told police she stole items because it was her boyfriend’s birthday.
The woman was observed at the Niceville Walmart nervously taking lip gloss and housewares and from shelves and placing the items inside a makeup bag. She then hid the bag under her shirt and passed all points of sale without paying for the items, according to the Niceville Police Department arrest report.
The woman admitted to stealing the items and said she did it because she didn’t have enough money and her boyfriend’s birthday was approaching.
The value of the items was $52.57. She was charged with misdemeanor shoplifting.