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UPDATE: Wal-Mart robbed in Independence

INDEPENDENCE (KWWL) -- Police have charged four people with theft following an incident at the Independence Wal-Mart.

Independence police responded to the store around 5:30 p.m. on Monday to investigate a theft. The suspects left Wal-Mart and were picked up by police on Highway 20 near the Dunkerton exit.

Police have not released what items were taken from the store, but have charged four people, three of them minors, with theft.

JC Shonteze Cockhren, 23, was charged with 3rd degree theft and held in the Buchanan County Jail.

A 15 year-old was transported to the Northeast Iowa Detention Center, and a 13 and 14 year-old were released to their parents.


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