FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Fairfield police charged a Bridgeport man with shoplifting at the Stop and Shop on Kings Highway after they said he put $76 worth of tenderloin steaks and DVDs into his pants before leaving Thursday afternoon.
According to the police report, Alphonzo Thompson, 52, was seen on the store's security cameras taking two tenderloin steaks from the meat department and put them in his pants. He was then seen taking three DVD's and also putting them in his pants before leaving the store, police said.
When store loss prevention agents followed him into the parking lot and confronted him, Thompson fled the area and was picked up by the police a short time later.
Thompson was charged with larceny in the sixth degree and was released on a written promise to appear at Bridgeport Superior Court on Aug. 29.