Woman arrested for setting fire in Walmart

5:16 AM, Sep 17, 2013   |    comments
Chatham County Sheriff's Office
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SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Police in coastal Georgia say they've arrested a woman accused of lighting a fire inside a Walmart to distract employees and other shoppers while she shoplifted.

Savannah-Chatham Metro police spokesman Julian Miller says 33-year-old Kena Young was arrested at her job Monday and is charged with arson, terroristic threats, giving false statements and shoplifting.

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Miller says Young lit a fire in a Savannah Walmart on Aug. 20 just before leaving with a shopping cart full of items.

According to Chatham County jail records, Young is being held without bond. It's unclear if she has an attorney.

(Associated Press)

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