Wyoming man shoplifted at store, applied for job, police say

April 29, 2019

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Police in northern Wyoming say a man who allegedly shoplifted at the same store twice in one day also asked to fill out a job application during one of his visits.


The Gillette News Record reported Sunday the 36-year-old man went to the Sportsman's Warehouse in Gillette and bought some items with a rewards card but allegedly took sunglasses and ammunition without paying for them.


Police say he returned to the store a few hours later, asked to fill out the job application and left with two more pairs of sunglasses, allegedly without paying for them.


Officers issued the man a citation for the alleged thefts and recovered the items.


The suspect's name wasn't immediately available.
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Information from: The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record, http://www.gillettenewsrecord.com