ALPHARETTA, Ga. – In another incident of someone trying to steal a free lunch, a man was arrested April 8 at the Publix on Haynes Bridge Road in Alpharetta for allegedly stealing a sandwich while a police officer watched.
The officer in question was a Fulton County deputy. He was also getting lunch at the deli, and the suspect was behind him. Both ordered sandwiches.
After getting his sandwich, the deputy went to stand in the check-out line. However, he saw the suspect, Julian J. Bennett, 20, of Whitehall Way, Alpharetta, head straight to the exit, allegedly without paying for the sandwich.
The deputy caught up to Bennett and brought him back to the store, where he was arrested for shoplifting.