A white woman has been arrested after she allegedly tried to steal jewelry worth $6,500 from a jeweller’s shop.

The 32-year-old woman was arrested at a Brooklyn jewellery shop and charged with retail theft, a crime in New York state, said the police department in Queens.

The jewellery store was robbed by a woman who was dressed as a woman and carrying a backpack, according to police.

The woman was identified as a 33-year old woman from Brooklyn.