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Police: Suspects stole $800 worth of merchandise from Shelton Walmart

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Five people have been arrested and charged following a shoplifting incident at a Walmart in Shelton.

It happened on Bridgeport Avenue.

According to police, Monica Santos, Trisha Donaldson and Luis Torres, all of Bridgeport, entered the store and stole about $800 worth of merchandise.

Employees attempted to stop them upon exiting, but police say Santos pulled out a knife.

According to police, the three suspects got away in a car driven by Juan and Vanessa Torres, also of Bridgeport.

Police caught up with the vehicle traveling south on Route 8 and stopped it near exit 10 in Trumbull.

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