20-year-old charged with slipping sneakers into purse at outlet mall

Theft recorded on video at St. Augustine Famous Footwear, deputies say


ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A 20-year-old woman is facing charges after police said she was caught on surveillance video stealing a pair of sneakers at an outlet mall in St. Augustine.

Rakiyah Griggs of Jacksonville, two other women, and a small child were stopped by St. Johns County deputies on State Road 16 around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

All three women, one with the toddler, had gone into the Famous Footwear at the mall, and surveillance video showed it Griggs placing a pair of sneakers in her purse, according to the arrest report.

A clerk identified her in a show-up, deputies said. The other two women were not charged.