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Durham police arrest shoplifting suspect

Posted September 18, 2009
Updated September 20, 2009

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— Durham police have arrested a woman accused of shoplifting and pulling a knife on a store employee at CVS, at 5311 North Roxboro Road.

Lagaryce Franchanwn Flowers, 33, of Durham, was charged on Friday with assault with a deadly weapon and larceny.

Police said Flowers went to the store on Sept. 10 for a few minutes and left, causing alarms to sound. When an employee approached her in the parking lot, the suspect pulled out a knife, according to the police report.


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  • anonemoose Sep 18, 2009

    Why not armed robbery? A dangerous weapon was used to complete the act, but on second thought, It is Durham County. Be lucky to get a plea to trespass and her probation officer will take her to lunch.

  • Just the facts mam Sep 18, 2009

    Good job catching her!