A New Freedom woman was charged with retail theft after, police said, she stole $243 worth of merchandise Saturday from a Walmart in Shrewsbury Township.

Nancy Sue Carter, 47, of the 100 block of South Main Street, attempted to hide unpaid items under items she paid for in the store, according to court documents. The items Carter is charged with taking include clothing, gift bags and candy.

Carter has two prior convictions for retail theft, police said.

Carter was arraigned at Central Booking and released on $5,000 bail.