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Two jailed after shoplifting attempt

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Photo of Amber Clonch courtesy of WVRJA Photo of Amber Clonch courtesy of WVRJA

Two women police say were involved in a shoplifting incident at the Huntington Mall in Barboursville were taken to jail. 

Amber Clonch was being apprehended for shoplifting by an officer with Sears Loss Prevention outside of the store when her accomplice, Ashley May, pulled a knife and threatened to cut the officer several times.

As a result, Clonch and May were able to get away in a car driven by May. They were later caught and taken to jail. Both have been charged with shoplifting and assault.