Socks hidden down pants of man in Alpharetta



ALPHARETTA, Ga. – An Alpharetta man was arrested Feb. 10 after allegedly trying to shoplift a pair of socks by hiding them down his pants.

Employees of the Marshall’s on North Point Parkway told police they saw Lionel Joseph, 47, of North Hampton Road, Alpharetta, enter the store and take a pack of socks from a shelf. He then shoved the socks down the front of his pants and attempted to walk out of the store. He was stopped at the door.

The value of the socks was $9.99. Joseph was charged with shoplifting.

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