VACAVILLE (CBS13) — Fast-thinking retail workers are to thank for putting a wanted felon back behind bars.

Police say workers at one of the Vacaville Outlet stores recognized a woman this past Wednesday who had reportedly robbed a similar store in the Bay Area recently.

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The employees contacted police who tracked down the suspect’s car.

Vacaville Police say 34-year-old Crystal Sandling had large amounts of brand-new clothing in her trunk with no receipts.

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She was arrested for shoplifting, probation violation, and an outstanding felony warrant.