Franklin man, woman facing several charges after Kohl's incident
TILTON - A man and woman from Franklin are under arrest on shoplifting charges, after allegedly leaving a Kohl's in Tilton Saturday night without paying for several items.
Tilton police say they responded to a 911 call from a Kohl's store at 49 Lowes Drive, where employees say they saw two individuals leave without paying for items.
The store employees followed the pair, a man and a woman, to their car, and intended to stand behind it until police arrived, but claim the driver of the vehicle attempted to back over them and drove off.
The vehicle, a silver Volkswagen GTI was stopped by Franklin police, with Tilton police responding to the scene. Officers reported finding stolen merchandise in the car, and the two occupants, Tucker Bean, 20, and Catherine Plaia, 18, both of 290 Main St., Franklin,, were arrested and charged with criminal liability for the conduct of another, robbery, receiving stolen property and possession of a controlled narcotic and drugs.
Both Bean and Plaia were released on cash bail and are due in Franklin District Court May 20.