2 arrested for stealing $800 worth of Old Navy flip-flops

(Courtesy: Mt. Juliet Police Department)

MT. JULIET, TN (WKRN) – Two women are behind bars after police say they were caught stealing over $800 worth of flip-flops from a Tennessee Old Navy store.

It all started when officers were called to the Mt. Juliet business just after 5 p.m. Wednesday for a shoplifting in progress.

 (Courtesy: Mt. Juliet Police Department)
(Courtesy: Mt. Juliet Police Department)

Mt. Juliet police say as officers were on their way, the suspects ran from the store and got into a Nissan Altima.

A detailed description of the car was provided to police, who spotted and stopped the suspects near a Dick’s Sporting Goods store.

During a traffic stop, authorities reportedly found the $800 in flip-flops inside the car, which were returned to Old Navy.

Two women, 28-year-old Tena Allen and 26-year-old Towonda Parrish, were taken into custody and booked into the Wilson County jail.

Allen was charged with driving on a revoked license, but she was also wanted for a violation of probation and Williamson County for a violation of probation.

Parrish was charged with felony theft of merchandise.

L to R: Tena Allen and Towonda Parrish (Courtesy: Mt. Juliet Police Department)
L to R: Tena Allen and Towonda Parrish (Courtesy: Mt. Juliet Police Department)

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