Longview, Tx Police: Woman, 34, Arrested for Posing as Teen, Enrolling in School

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LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) – Lexie Cook reports: A 31-year-old woman who posed as a sophomore at an East Texas high school is making international news, and now police say she could be older than they first thought.

“We’ve all seen her and we’ve all wondered about her because she’s always quiet and to herself, you know.”

— Roshunda Floyd, one of Charity Johnson’s co-workers

Longview police now say Charity Johnson lied to them about her age and is actually 34. She was arrested Tuesday for failure to identify herself after the woman she lived with suspected she was not who she claimed to be.

Charity Johnson, Source: Longview Police Department

Charity Johnson, Source: Longview Police Department

“When I saw that come across my Facebook page last night I was like, ‘I know that girl! I see her at the McDonalds,'” says Roshunda Floyd, one of Charity Johnson’s co-workers. Floyd works at Walmart in Longview. Charity Johnson worked at the McDonalds inside the store and asked Floyd for her help one night. 

“She needed help for an outfit for what she told me was a family reunion,” says Floyd, “I asked her, ‘How old are you?’ She said, ‘Oh, I’m just a sophomore in high school.’ I said, ‘Really?’ I said, ‘You seem to be a little older than that.’ She didn’t say anything.”

Floyd’s premonitions were right, and now other Walmart employees are calling about the news…(read more)

ETX News


2 Comments on “Longview, Tx Police: Woman, 34, Arrested for Posing as Teen, Enrolling in School”

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