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Woman steals $13 worth of underwear and makes getaway in ice cream truck

By Mason White 1:29 PM July 14, 2014
Lessa Iannone 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
A woman was arrested after stealing underwear and fleeing the scene in an ice cream truck, according to police in South Carolina.

The woman was accused of stealing two pairs of underwear from a Dollar General store in Rock Hill, before making the getaway in the ice cream truck.

Police said that 34-year-old Lessa Iannone, placed the underwear valued at $13 into her purse on Thursday afternoon, and then left the store without paying.

Surveillance video showed the woman getting into the ice cream truck. An officer who was familiar with the woman and had seen her operating the ice cream truck, identified her.

Police went to the house of the woman, and told her that she was caught on video surveillance stealing from Dollar General. Iannone was arrested and charged with shoplifting. She was held at the Rock Hill Jail in lieu of $2,000 bond.