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Thief Allegedly Throws Ham and Cheese at Store Employee, Flees Scene
CLARION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Clarion-based State Police say a retail theft occurred around 1:56 p.m. on February 22 at Comet Food Warehouse, in Clarion Township, Clarion County.
According to police, 41-year-old Richard Shilling, of Clarion, allegedly placed a bag of chipped ham and Swiss cheese in a bag and attempted to leave Comet without paying for the items.
The accused was stopped by a store employee, police say.
When Shilling learned the police were called, he allegedly threw the items at a store employee and fled the store, according to police.
He was located at his residence.
Police say this is his third offense for retail theft which makes it a Felony 3.
He was arraigned and placed in Clarion County jail in lieu of $1,000.00 cash.
The total of the loss is $11.76.