(NEWSER) – Good try but no: Two Georgia women who were arrested for shoplifting on Friday tried to tell police that it was all a hearing-based misunderstanding. Police say Simone Norris, 26, and Brittany Yawn, 23, stole Ralph Lauren shirts, Nike pants, jackets, jeans, and more from the Von Maur store at Perimeter Mall near Atlanta, according to the Journal-Constitution. When confronted, the women allegedly told police that they misheard Georgia's Tax Free Holiday as "Free Holiday," as in free merchandise.

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