Serial Perfume Thief Arrested in Midland

Serial Perfume Thief Arrested in Midland

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Midland Police have made an arrest in connection with a serial perfume thief.

According to their Facebook Page, Rhonda Allen was arrested on Tuesday.

As you may recall, on July 9, Allen entered the Sephora store inside JC Penney and browsed the fragrance section.

Officials say Allen placed bottles of perfume inside her purse and cut off security features from the packaging in another area of the store.

Police say Allen also pushed a loss prevention employee who tried to confront her as she exited the store, dropped her bag and ran off.

Allen is suspected in other perfume thefts at the store.

Allen is currently behind bars on theft charges.