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An alleged thief with a sweet tooth: man tries to steal 114 candy bars from Bethlehem store

Published On: Dec 27 2012 09:58:06 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 28 2012 10:16:21 AM EST
Candy bar theft suspect

Call him a thief with a sweet tooth.

Bethlehem police are investigating a report of an unknown male attempting to steal 114 candy bars valued at $142 in a black bag from the Wawa on the 700 block of East Broad Street on Wednesday afternoon.

Bethlehem police said the man, who is described as being in his 50s with gray hair and wearing a blue jacket, "got spooked and dropped the bag in aisle prior to fleeing westbound on foot."


Police say camera photos show the same man committing a theft at the 8th Avenue Wawa on Dec. 22.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bethlehem police at 610-865-7187.