Woman charged with robbery of lingerie store

Published: Sep. 25, 2015 at 5:55 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2015 at 5:55 PM EDT
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Charnisha Lewis (Source: LMDC)
Charnisha Lewis (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One of three women involved in shoplifting merchandise from a Louisville store has been arrested on a robbery charge.

Charnisha Lewis, 19, of Louisville, was taken into custody by Louisville Metro police just after noon Sept. 24 at her home in the Shawnee neighborhood.

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Her arrest report states that Lewis and two other women came into the Victoria's Secret store at the Paddock Shops on Summit Plaza Drive to shoplift, gathering items into large bags. When the trio was confronted by a store employee, Lewis pulled out a canister of mace and pointed it at the
employee's face.

The store employee was able to identify Lewis as one of the three from a photo pack.

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