Woman shoplifts branded clothes in Davao mall

Angelo Caballero, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 01 2017 09:51 AM

DAVAO - A woman was arrested Friday afternoon after she was caught allegedly shoplifting in a mall in Lanang, Davao City.

Civilian guards had noticed that Wevelou Bulado Morcia, 32, did not return clothing she brought into a department store's fitting room.

Found in her bag were 4 shorts and 1 pair of jeans, amounting to almost P5,000 worth of branded clothing.

Morcia, who previously gave her name to authorities as Jhelai Marquez, was also arrested on March 22, 2016 for shoplifting similar items inside the same mall.

The suspect will face charges of theft.