FAIRFIELD — Police allege a 54-year-old Bridgeport woman tried to take over $1,000 worth of merchandise from Kohl’s, 290 Tunxis Hill Road, on Saturday night.

Josephine Lawrence-Lewis, who lives on Park Terrace, allegedly put $1,120 worth of clothing into bags she had brought into the store with her and walked out without paying.

She was charged with fourth-degree larceny and released on a promise to appear in state Superior Court in Bridgeport Sept. 6.