Bronx Woman Charged in $2,000 Theft at Palisades Center Mall

Police: Clothing, sunglasses, handbag taken from Lord and Taylor store in West Nyack.

A Bronx woman has been arrested in connection with the theft of more than $2,000 worth of clothing from a West Nyack department store, according to Clarkstown police.

Vanessa Fiallos, 33, of the Bronx, was arrested after a 3 p.m. incident on Saturday at the Lord and Taylor store at Palisades Center mall. Police said Fiallos was seen by store security staff taking merchandise including sunglasses, jeans, shirts, jackets and a handbag from displays racks and hiding the items in a bag she was carrying.

Fiallos was stopped by store security after she left Lord and Taylor, police said. The merchandise was valued at a total of $2,083.

Fiallos is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, and possession of burglar's tools, a misdemeanor.  She was released pending an Oct. 15 hearing in Clarkstown Town Court.


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