February 12, 2011 02:21:54 GMT
Sofia Kaman changed her original story in a statement, asking police to keep the incident out of the public domain.
The owner of the jewelery store Lindsay Lohan is accused of stealing from did not want to press charges against her, it has been revealed in a police report. The "Mean Girls" star was officially charged with felony grand theft in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday, February 9 over allegations she stole a necklace from the Kamofie & Company jeweler's in Venice, California last month.
A police report obtained by TMZ.com on Thursday suggests the store's owner, Sofia Kaman, changed her original story in a statement, initially telling cops Lohan had put the necklace into her handbag before claiming she actually left the store with the piece around her neck. Now it has been revealed that in the same report, Kaman insisted she did not want the actress to be charged, and asked police to keep the incident out of the public domain.
The statement says Kaman "was hesitant in making the police report" and added she "stated that she does not want to press charges. She stated that she only wants her necklace returned... she wants this incident handled with the utmost discretion."
Lohan, who is currently free on bail, is due back in court on February 23.