Woman stole electric shopping cart from Walmart to get coffee at Waffle House, police say

A Tennessee woman is accused of leading police on a slow-speed chase after stealing an electric scooter from Walmart to get coffee at a Waffle House down the street.

WKRN reported that investigators got a call about a woman driving an electric scooter in the slow lane of a highway in Crossville, Tennessee, around 5 a.m. Friday.

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According to WTVF, officials with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department said Sally Selby, 45, told police she built the cart and someone ripped off the lights on it. She said she was driving the cart from Walmart to Waffle House to get a cup of coffee, according to police.

Surveillance footage from Walmart showed Selby entering the store and shopping while riding the scooter, police said, according WKRN. Officers said she drove the scooter out of the store, around the parking lot and onto the highway.

Police said they charged Selby with theft once she was pulled over, WTVF reported.

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