ARBUTUS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police say a shoplifting suspect hid in a grocery store’s ceiling for seven hours while police closed and searched the store.
Officers were called to the Giant Food store on Wilkens Avenue in the Arbutus area around 3 p.m. on Tuesday for a shoplifting call.READ MORE: Anne Arundel County Public Schools Facing Staffing Shortages
Police say the store’s loss prevention personnel detained a woman suspected of shoplifting, but she fled and climbed up into the area above the store’s ceiling.READ MORE: Jimmie, Possibly The Oldest Living Male Giraffe In The World, In 'Hospice Care' At Plumpton Park Zoo
The store was closed while police searched for the woman for hours. Around 10 p.m., police say the woman was found and taken into custody.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Public Schools, County Officials, To Honor Amy Caprio With Unity Playground
(Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)