A Hilton Head Island woman caught shoplifting Sunday at Walmart on the island pulled a knife on the store officer who stopped her, according to a report from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
The 49-year-old woman had tried to walk out with $174 worth of items concealed in a large green purse.
She returned two of the items but later pulled a knife and began to scream, "Are you going to call the cops?"
Cameras caught the woman hiding bags of stolen items in the loss-prevention office, dumping one in the office's trash can and another behind a filing cabinet. She also tried to hide two watches in a bathroom waste bin in front of a deputy and the store's assistant manager, according to the report.
The woman was charged with third-degree assault and battery, and shoplifting.
She was taken to the Beaufort County Detention Center and released Monday after posting $3,222 bond, according to the jail log.