MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis lady was charged with dual depends of arson after environment dual fires inside of a Blaine Walmart store early Monday morning in sequence to means a diversion while shoplifting.
Rachael Howard Robinson, 19, was charged with one count any of first- and second-degree arson for an occurrence that took place only before 12:30 a.m. during a Walmart during 11505 Ulysses Street NE, according to a Anoka County Attorney’s office.
Surveillance footage showed dual people walking around a store while pulling a cart; one of them was a womanlike who was environment a fires. Parking lot footage also clearly showed their vehicle.
Robinson admitted, after being review her rights, that she used a lighter to start a shelve of jeans on fire, according to a rapist complaint.
Bags of bird seed were also ignited. She certified that a fires were set to emanate a diversion so a dual suspects could shun with their stolen items.
Store crew contend repairs to a store could be in a six-figure range. The USDA was also called in to consider that equipment nearby a bird seed glow need to be removed.