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Police: Thief caught with e-reader down his pants

Jimmy Mitchell (Source: Columbus Police Department) Jimmy Mitchell (Source: Columbus Police Department)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

The Kmart on Airport Thruway stopped a thief with a Kobo e-reader shoved down the front of his pants.

Jimmy Mitchell was arrested after he was seen taking two watches and an Android tablet and removing the security "spider tape" around 6:30 pm Jan. 12.

He then hid the items in a box in the Christmas items sale section. Mitchell was seen leaving the store and was detained.

Authorities found a Kobo e-reader stuffed down the front of his pants.

The value of all of the items stolen and concealed was $344.96.

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