A 56-year-old Brooklyn man was caught leaving a department store in Yorktown with more than $1,900 worth of jewelry and charged with a felony grand larceny, Yorktown police said.
Sears' security personnel reported to Yorktown police that the shoplifter was in custody on Aug. 21 at 4:32 p.m. Investigation revealed Glen R. Avery had exited the store without attempting to pay for 12 assorted articles of jewelry valued at a total of $1,929.88.
Avery was also accompanied by an unidentified man who fled the scene prior to the arrival of police, according to a police report.
Avery was arrested at the scene and transported to police headquarters. He was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony.
The man was remanded to the Westchester County Jail without bail and scheduled to appear in Yorktown Town Court on Aug. 22.
Editor's Note: The information was provided by the Yorktown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.