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'16 and Pregnant' Star

Arrested for Stealing Pregnancy Test

3/2/2012 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Whitney Purvis mug shot -- she was arrested in Georgia yesterday
"16 and Pregnant" star Whitney Purvis was arrested in Georgia yesterday ... after cops say she  shoplifted a pregnancy test from a local Walmart ... and used it in the store.

According to the police report, the 20-year-old MTV star stashed a First Response pregnancy test in a hooded jacket ... and then "took it to the restroom with her and used one."

Purvis allegedly tried to sneak out of the store through a side door ... but she was busted by store security ... who put her under citizens arrest and called local police.

According to the report, the pregnancy test was valued at $15.98.

Purvis was hauled to a nearby police station where she was booked for misdemeanor theft by shoplifting.

Purvis was featured on the MTV show in 2009. Her mother was busted for meth in Georgia last year.

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16.

Superman    

Young, dumb, and full of c*m. SMH.

780 days ago
17.

TS    

So was it positive or negative?????

780 days ago
18.

Connexions    

And this is what we are putting on TV so that our teens can follow! What is wrong with America? why are we allowing this crap? why aren't we fighting back and asking for more family oriented shows?
What kind of message are we sending out there?

780 days ago
19.

mandy    

So... was she pregnant?

780 days ago
20.

ylg    

This is so stupid. She could have went to the local county clinic and gotten a test for free.

780 days ago
21.

RaffyBStatenIsland    

Does this make her a two-time offender?

780 days ago
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Anonymous527496    

OMG Why wasn't her baby daddy buying the test? She needs birth control. Should have stolen a pack of condoms..dumb girl.

780 days ago
23.

Tammy    

Does the $15.98 include the sales tax?

780 days ago
24.

small asian penis    

bahahahahhahaah, anything to plug a show.

780 days ago
25.

jimi    

i bet the baby will be black

780 days ago
26.

Bird    

Ugh..See Santorum? THIS is why birth control and abortion are so important.

780 days ago
27.

Seldombinlaid    

Was she going to put it back?:) Does MTV, or whatever pay these kids? Their setting a bad example to begin with, then this kind of stuff.

780 days ago
28.

MP    

If she can't afford to buy a pregnancy test she can't afford to have a child!

780 days ago
29.

Kaytee    

Trash... just trash!

780 days ago
30.

AyeJay    

I seen pregnancy tests at the Dollar Tree, wtf Whitney!

780 days ago
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