Woman Admits to $14,000 Theft from J.C. Penney: Cops

A Bridgeport woman admitted to Milford police that she stole more than $14,000 worth of jewelry, watches and clothing from a local J.C. Penney, according to police.

Police started investigating Ebony Sanders, 30, of Bridgeport on June 12 because she was suspected of stealing property from J.C. Penney at 1201 Boston Post Road.

As police investigated, Sanders admitted to taking items from the store during previous incidents, according to police. The estimate of the thefts is $14,100.46.

Sanders was charged with second-degree larceny. She was released on a promise to appear and is due in court on Aug. 26.

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