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IU Student Arrested For Theft

Last updated on Saturday, June 13, 2009

(BLOOMINGTON) - An IU student has been arrested for allegedly stealing $500 work of items from target.

21-year-old Tyra Causey told police she did it in hopes of being accepted by a sorority.

Officers followed Causey Thursday as she allegedly stuffed leggings and jackets into a bag, then went to the lingerie department to snatch the tags off the items.

They say later she stuffed the items into a bag.

After her arrest, Causey told officers assigned the task of stealing two items for each girl in the sorority house.

She faces a preliminary theft charge.

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