A woman has been charged with shoplifting at Super Stop & Shop on Post Road East Friday afternoon.

Katherine Montgomery, 57, of Redding Road, Fairfield, was charged with sixth-degree larceny in connection with the incident.

Police were dispatched to investigate a report that a shoplifter was being detained by store security officers at the supermarket.

"Store security told police that Montgomery was confronted after concealing groceries totaling $196.42 and leaving the store," according to the report.

She was released from the scene after being issued a misdemeanor summons.