An Augusta woman was arrested Monday for theft by deception at a local Wal-Mart.
Heather Ann Bailey, 23, was seen selecting items from Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road and then returning the items to Customer Service with old receipts, according to a Richmond County incident report.
The incident occurred around 1 p.m.
A complainant stated that he observed Bailey signing the receipts and collecting $89 for the fraudulent returns. The complainant then approached and detained Bailey before deputies handcuffed the 23-year-old and escorted her to the Loss Prevention Office, the report stated.
Bailey’s fraudulent returns included a whiteT-shirt, blue jean shorts, black shorts, cologne, a black belt, men’s socks, a brush, two bottles of hairspray and razors.