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Woman accused of robbing store with vodka bottle

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Posted: Jul 23, 2011 5:21 PM
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THIBODAUX, La.- A 27-year-old woman has been accused of robbing a Thibodaux convenience store with an empty vodka bottle.

Police told The Courier that a woman went up to a store clerk Friday and held the bottle under her shirt - as if it were a handgun. Investigators said the clerk hand over $444.

A suspect was arrested about 30 minutes later. Police said she told investigators that she never had a gun.

April Preston, of Thibodaux, was booked with simple robbery and jailed to await a bond hearing.

It couldn't be determine if she has an attorney.

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