A 50-year-old woman is in hot water after she was caught stealing milk, diaper, and a playmat bag by an SM supermarket Manila security guard on Monday afternoon in Ermita, Manila.
Police identified the suspect as Liza Abenir y Baruela, 50 years old, female, single, unemployed, and a resident of #1845 Tecson De Guia Street, Tayuman, Tondo, Manila.
The suspect was arrested by Daisy Sumalpong y Cabural, 32 years old, female, single, Security/Lady Guard, and a resident of #38A Gen. Espino, South Signal, Taguig City.
Based on the report of the arresting person, while she was on duty and roving around inside SM Supermarket, she actually saw and observed the suspect taking items on the display rack and discreetly proceeded to MBU (clothes and garments section) and covered the items with clothes.
The suspect then got a bag and playmat and went back to where she hid the other items and put them secretly inside. After a few minutes, the suspect moved out via the customer's exit along with the unpaid items.
Upon her exit, the arresting person immediately approached and confronted here and asked for any receipt but the latter failed to present any.
Recovered from the suspect's possession were two Ensure Gold 1600g, one diaper bag and two playmat bags with a total value of P8,586.75.
The complainant on the case is SM Supermarket Manila represented by Benjieloy Rosendal y Lombridas, 29 years old, male, single, RDU- Clerk of SM Supermarket, and resident of #1263 Gonzalo Street, San Andres, Malate, Manila.
Charges for Violation of Article 308 of the Revised Penal Code (Theft) inside SM Supermarket will be filed against the suspect at the Manila City Prosecutors Office.