Rachel Knight: Woman banned from Boynton Beach Panera Bread charged with stealing $1.90 soda

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - A year's ban from a Panera Bread Restaurant in Boynton Beach did not keep a woman from coming inside the store and trying to steal a soda, according to local police.

Officers said that Rachel Knight, who had previously been told not to enter the Panera Bread located at 548 East Woolbright Rd., continued to return and obtain coffee prior to leaving.

On Feb. 25, store employees called the police after Knight entered the restaurant, went to the soda fountain and filled a cup of soda valued at $1.90.

According to police, Knight was also seen on surveillance video taking an unknown item from the fountain area. Police later detained Knight inside the store.

Officers said that she knew she was banned from the establishment but denied stealing a soda.

Boynton Beach police arrested Knight booked her into the Palm Beach County Jail.