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Woman does karate, son gets naked, dog steals cornbread at Wisconsin Walmart

EAU CLAIRE, WI (WPMI) – Lisa Smith, 46, and her 25-year-old son Benny Vann are under arrest after causing a scene at a Walmart this week, according to Wisconsin police.

Lisa Smith and Benny Vann/ WPMI

The Eau Claire Police Department even said their dog Bo was in on the action.

Officers said the woman brought the dog into the store without a leash and Bo was running freely around the store, which prompted other customers to call police.

Reportedly, Bo got a box of Jiffy Cornbread Muffin Mix and tried to leave the store.

When officers responded they said they arrived to find Smith tearing apart displays at the store and after they finally got her outside, she began doing karate moves in the parking lot. Meanwhile, Vann allegedly stripped off all his clothes inside the Walmart and exposed himself to the other customers.

Last night shortly before 8:30pm Officers were called to Walmart for a retail theft in progress. They were told a…

Posted by Eau Claire Police Department on Thursday, April 11, 2019

Officers were able to subdue and arrest Smith, however she allegedly kicked out a patrol car window once she was in the backseat.

Police said Vann van tried to cover himself up with clothes from the Walmart racks when officers arrived, unfortunately for him it’s considered shoplifting if you don’t pay for them.

When officers approached him, Vann allegedly attempted to run them over in a motorized scooter. However they were able to stop the scooter and arrested him.

Vann has been charged with lewd and lascivious behavior, disorderly conduct and retail theft.

Smith is charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and misdemeanor bail jumping.

Police did not charge Bo. He was let off with a warning.



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