A trans woman was arrested after being caught stealing pieces of clothing inside a store in a mall on Avenida Tancredo Neves, in Salvador. The case took place on Wednesday (31). She tried to run away from the police when she arrived at the Civil Police Flagrantes Center, where she was taken, but was detained by the military police.
Witnesses recorded the moment the suspect tried to flee and ran down the road. [veja vídeo acima]. Her name has not been released, and police have not said whether she remains in custody or was released after providing clarification. Nor was it detailed what the woman tried to steal, nor how she was discovered.
The Military Police reported that agents of the 35th Independent Company were called by store security, who managed to detain the woman after realizing the criminal action. Along with an employee of the establishment, she was taken to the police station, where the case was registered for investigation.
Trans woman is arrested after trying to steal from a store in a mall and fleeing when being taken to the police station – Photo: Reproduction / Social Media
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