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Milwaukee woman flees from police with 6-year-old in car

WEST BEND, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 37-year-old woman is arrested after police say she stole from a Walmart and fled from police.

According to investigators, an employee at the Walmart in the 1500 block of West Paradise Drive called police around 11:30 a.m. Saturday to say that a woman took merchandise from the store and refused to come back. 

West Bend officers found the suspect, a 37-year-old Milwaukee woman, leaving the parking lot in her vehicle. When officers tried to stop her, they say she sped away and continued for 2 miles before stopping.

She was taken into custody.

The woman faces charges of retail theft, eluding officers, and recklessly endangering safety.

According to police, the woman's 6-year-old son was a passenger in the vehicle during the pursuit. He was released to a relative.


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