Pearlridge shoplifting arrest turns violent

Uikeolani Smith
Uikeolani Smith

PEARL CITY, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 19-year-old Mililani woman faces a felony charge after investigators say a shoplifting incident at Pearlridge Center took a violent turn.

Police say Uikeolani Smith is accused of assaulting a female loss prevention worker Wednesday at the Sears store after Smith had allegedly been caught stealing.

The loss prevention worker was not seriously hurt.

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