Victoria’s Secret apologizes to Black woman accused of shoplifting while returning item

6/13/2018, 8:42 a.m.
Jovita Jones, a Howard University graduate and tutor from Memphis, Tennessee, says she was a victim of racial profiling after ...
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Jovita Jones, a Howard University graduate and tutor from Memphis, Tennessee, says she was a victim of racial profiling after being falsely accused and handcuffed for allegedly shoplifting at Victoria’s Secret store.

On Monday, Jones came to a Victoria’s Secret at Carriage Crossing in Collierville to ask a sales clerk to remove the sensor left on the bra that she bought earlier in the store for which she had a receipt with.

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