Woman Tries to Thwart Cops With Shower After Theft, Leaves Footprints All the Way Home: Police - NBC New York

Woman Tries to Thwart Cops With Shower After Theft, Leaves Footprints All the Way Home: Police

The purse was recovered at the suspect's home and she was arrested on charges of robbery and larceny

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    Woman Tries to Thwart Cops With Shower After Theft, Leaves Footprints All the Way Home: Police
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    Police in upstate New York say a woman charged with theft took a shower before speaking with authorities in an attempt to make it seem like she hadn't robbed someone.

    The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the 29-year-old woman got a ride to her home in Hudson Falls by another woman she did not know Thursday afternoon. Kingsbury police say the woman stole the victim's purse after a struggle and fled to her home on foot.

    Responding officers say they followed the suspect's footprints to her home, where police say she had taken a shower to attempt to throw off police. The purse was recovered at the suspect's home and she was arrested.

    The woman faces robbery and larceny charges.

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