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Canadian woman attempts to dine-and-dash but leaves her purse behind

Kyla Anne MacMillan pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining food.
By Evan Bleier Follow @itishowitis Contact the Author   |   July 22, 2014 at 10:49 AM
BRANDON, Alberta, July 22 (UPI) -- A Canadian woman who attempted to dine-and-dash was arrested after she was forced to return to the scene of the crime because she left her purse behind.

Kyla Anne MacMillan had to return to an Alberta pub after skipping out on a $160 bar tab that she had rung up with two female friends. After bailing on the bill, MacMillan returned to the bar because she had left her purse containing her medication.

MacMillan's hefty tab included a pitcher of beer, chicken wings, nachos and 23 shots. According to the tab, the ladies slugged down six shots of tequila, 10 B-52s, six Dirty Hookers and one vodka shooter, the Star reported.

She initially claimed that she had simply stepped outside to use an ATM, but that excuse didn't fly.

The suspect pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining food and was fined $325, in addition to being ordered to pay the bill. MacMillan is unemployed and only had $5.35 on her during her court appearance.

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