Woman dies while running from police in Rhode Island

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Police in Providence are investigating after a woman reportedly fell from the Providence Place Mall parking garage and died.

Police said a 35-year-old woman is dead after falling from the mall’s garage onto Park Street Thursday evening, WPRI reports.

Police confirmed to Eyewitness News that she was an accused shoplifter who was running from Nordstrom’s security officers.

Officers are talking to witnesses and taking statements from security, according to police.