Dayton woman arrested for attempting to shoplift, telling officers she has COVID-19

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Posted at 5:17 PM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 17:17:53-04

SHARONVILLE, Ohio — An Ohio woman was arrested after attempting to steal more than $1,000 from Kroger and then telling police she tested positive for COVID-19.

Stephanie Incarnato, 28, gave police a fake name and was not displaying any symptoms of the virus.

Incarnato also told police she was pregnant and had swallowed narcotics.

She was charged with theft, drug abuse and exposing other to contagions based on her claims.

The police posted about the incident below.

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