An Eatontown woman faces assault and shoplifting charges after she allegedly assaulted a loss prevention officer at the Freehold Raceway Mall.
A Sears loss prevention officer stopped Alexandria I. Ortiz, 19, of Meadowbrook Ave, on Thursday when they allegedly observed her attempting to steal merchandise. According to the complaint warrant, Ortiz punched and kicked the officer when he apprehended her and threatened him by saying “Don’t you worry, you’re going to get yours”.
The complaint warrant continues to explain that Ortiz had in her possession over $200.50 worth of stolen merchandise from Abercrombie & Fitch, Charlotte Russe, and Hollister at the time of her arrest. The merchandise she attempted to steal from Sears was valued at $223.95.
Ortiz faces a total of four charges. She has been remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution on $75,000 bail.