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Video catches shoplifter hiding 18 liquor bottles in her clothes

By Ben Hooper

Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Police in Louisiana released security camera footage of a shoplifter taking 18 bottles of wine and liquor from a store by shoving them in her clothes and purse.

The Aug. 18 security camera footage from the Thrifty Liquor Store in Shreveport shows a woman concealing 18 bottles of wine and liquor in her purse, pants and bra before paying for a single bottle of alcohol and leaving the store, KTBS reported.

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The video, posted to YouTube by the Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers, led to the Shreveport City Marshal's Office and Louisiana State Probation and Parole Office identifying the woman in the footage as Sekonie Jones, 37.

Jones was contacted by investigators and surrendered Thursday at Shreveport City Jail, the Shreveport Times reported. She was arrested on a count of misdemeanor theft.

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