A Schuylkill County woman is facing a charge of retail theft.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Melissa Bradley, 44, of Pottsville, was arrested she was allegedly observd placing various items in her purse and attempting to leave BG's Value Market, 70 Kings Village Plaza, in Norwegian Township, without paying for them. The incident occurred about 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 31, troopers said.