95-year-old woman caught stealing laxatives from Walmart

Old woman (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

An elderly woman was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing laxatives from Walmart, according to police in Florida.

Ocala police said that they have arrested 95-year-old Florence Cinami, after being caught stealing $156 worth of items from the Walmart located at 2600 SW 19th Avenue Road.

Cinami was charged with one count of theft, and was released from custody without bail.

According to the police, an employee of Walmart, told a loss prevention officer that Cinami was taking items from the shelves and placing them in her purse.

She then went to the checkout counter, where she paid for a few items, but not those inside her purse. Police were called to the scene.

When the old woman was questioned by police, she said that she did not know why she stole a Chap Stick, a bronzer and some Dulcolax, which is a laxative.