Disgruntled customer accused of threatening workers at Matthews Kohl’s turns self in

Disgruntled customer accused of threatening workers at Matthews Kohl’s turns self in
Yolanda Cunningham (Source: Matthews Police Department)

MATTHEWS, N.C. (WBTV) - A disgruntled customer accused of threatening workers with a gun at a Matthews Kohl’s has turned herself in, police said Wednesday.

The customer was identified as 39-year-old Yolanda Cunningham of Charlotte.

Officers had been searching for Cunningham, who reportedly left the store on E. Independence Boulevard wearing a black shirt, sunglasses, a black hat and ripped jeans.

Officers are searching for Yolanda Cunningham, who reportedly left the store on E. Independence Boulevard wearing a black shirt, sunglasses, a black hat and ripped jeans.
Officers are searching for Yolanda Cunningham, who reportedly left the store on E. Independence Boulevard wearing a black shirt, sunglasses, a black hat and ripped jeans. (Source: Matthews Police Department)

Wednesday, police said Cunningham turned herself in to the Mecklenburg County Jail.

There were no injuries or shots fired during the incident, but the store was evacuated while police searched for the person.

After a methodical search, along with confirmation by the store video surveillance system, police determined Cunningham had left the store shortly after entering and prior to police arrival.

Three arrest warrants were issued for communicating threats, going armed to the terror of the public and shoplifting.

Anyone with additional information should call 704-847-5555 or 911.

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