Charge reduced in theft case at Boardman store

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Asia Allen, charged with robbery.

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN)- A woman who was arrested on robbery charges is now facing theft and menacing charges.

Asia Allen, 28, of Girard, was arrested Saturday after police say she failed to scan some items she was buying at the Meijer store. The situation escalated when police say she threatened an employee while she was being questioned.

Allen was initially facing a more severe charge because of her threats, but in Boardman Area Court she was charged with theft and menacing.

Bond was set at $12,000. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Dec. 16.

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