Woman Wanted in Hobby Lobby Attempted Theft Turns Herself In

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Crime Stoppers tips and phone calls from the public helped identify four women wanted for allegedly trying to steal more than $300 worth of merchandise from Hobby Lobby.

A misdemeanor warrant on the charge of Theft of Property was issued for Deborah Stringer Knight, of Van Buren, police said.

The incident happened Saturday, Oct. 6 around 4:30 p.m., according to police. While inside the store, the women selected merchandise and placed it into shopping carts. As they passed by closed registers without making payments, a store employee stopped them and asked for a receipt, the report states.

Knight is allegedly the female who pushed the shopping cart filled with merchandise through the closed registers.

But the women ran off and left the area in a blue van.

The merchandise was left with the employee.

Knight voluntarily surrendered herself at the Sebastian County Detention Center, where she was booked and released on a $1,500  bond, according to police.