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St. Petersburg police: Woman stole barber's chair from salon, held it for ransom

A woman who believed that a St. Petersburg hair salon owed her money decided to get revenge by stealing the business' barber's chair, police reported.

Sy Makemin Lydia Savane, 27, was arrested on a grand theft charge in connection with the Aug. 6 incident.

Savane stole the $1,200 chair from a salon in the 2200 block of 34th Street S, then tried to "use it as leverage to obtain money owed from work done at the business," an arrest report states.

St. Petersburg police: Woman stole barber's chair from salon, held it for ransom 08/27/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:09pm]

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