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78-year-old nun steals snacks and coffee from supermarket

By Mason White 3:33 AM March 22, 2016
Agnes Pennino stealing groceries 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) An elderly nun was charged in connection with shoplifting groceries after several customers witnessed her taking items from shelves and placing them into her bags, police in Pennsylvania said.

Columbia County police said that 78-year-old Agnes Pennino, a religious sister at the Saints Cyril and Methodius Convent in Danville, was seen shoplifting groceries at the Surplus Outlet, in full view of other shoppers.

Workers at the store told investigators that the nun stole $23 dollars worth of food and supplies. The crime was caught on the surveillance camera in the store.

The incident unfolded around 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

A customer alerted the manager, saying that the elderly woman was taking items off of the shelves and placing them in her bags.

Workers followed the thief outside and saw her get into a car.

They were able to get the license plate number of the car.

Police confirmed that the car is owned by the Saints Cyril and Methodius Convent. Police raided the woman’s room and found the stolen items, including coffee, soap, shampoo and toiletries.