responded Aug. 18 to , 45555 Michigan Ave., for a report of a man accused of shoplifting, according to a police report.
The store’s loss prevention officer told police she saw a man conceal a box of baby formula and try to leave the store without paying, the report said.
The employee told police she saw the man enter the store with an old, dirty Walmart bag. She told police she observed the man buying a magazine, which was placed into a new Walmart bag, before placing the baby formula into the new bag and tucking the old bag into his pocket.
Police arrested the man on charges of third-degree retail fraud and was given a Sept. 5 court date.
The man told police he wasn’t sure if he had the correct formula and didn’t want to buy the wrong type.
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