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Fairmont Walmart robbery suspect enters guilty plea

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MARTIN COUNTY, Minn. -

 

A Fairmont woman charged following a robbery and assault at the local Walmart back in November has entered a guilty plea.
 
Freda Jahnke is charged with felony robbery and misdemeanor theft in connection with the alleged incident.

Court records indicate 61-year-old Jahnke entered a guilty plea to the felony count.

Fairmont Police say she confronted a shopper in the store and told the person to walk away--saying she had a gun. The victim walked away with her child, leaving her purse in a cart. Officials say Jahnke then took the purse and left the store.

A future court date in the matter has not yet been set.

Jahnke is currently being held in the Martin County Jail.