Woman with history of theft accused of stealing again

Evelyn Nieto, 34, faces enhanced theft charges

SAN ANTONIO – Evelyn Nieto, 34, who already has previous arrests on enhanced theft charges, faces another charge of that kind after allegedly being caught shoplifting at a cosmetics store.

An arrest warrant affidavit stated that a loss prevention worker at a Sephora store reported the incident to San Antonio police on Nov. 2.

Police said the worker spotted Nieto stuffing merchandise into her purse and attempted to stop her outside the store.

The affidavit stated that Nieto managed to run to a waiting car and escape, but the worker grabbed her purse which contained more than $1,100 in stolen merchandise.

Police said they identified Nieto through her license plate number as well as surveillance photos, which matched he mug shots they already had on file for her.

Nieto was arrested on Wednesday.

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