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Man caught during retail theft attempt

After attempting to steal almost $400 worth of clothing from a Birmingham store in the 600 block of S. Adams Road, a man from Berkley was caught and arrested by Birmingham police.

According to police, the incident took place on Friday, February 23. Police arrived at the store where the man admitted to trying to steal the clothing. Officers alleged that the suspect might have been intoxicated after reporting they noticed odors on the suspect.

The suspect reportedly refused a preliminary breath test, was placed under arrest and given a citation for retail fraud. Birmingham police also stated that the man paid the bond for his arrest warrant.


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