‘Bad idea’: Florida Man tries to steal from Walmart during Shop with a Cop event

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A man was arrested for allegedly trying to shoplift from a Walmart store in Florida during a “Shop with a Cop” event.

Approximately 40 deputies were in the store at the time of the arrest, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.

Official statement from Sheriff’s Office Facebook page below.

Other images showed the suspect handcuffed, with images of gloves, perfume, and other items appearing to be linked to an attempted theft.

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office didn’t immediately respond to request for more information about the incident.

Theft at major retailers has spiked this year, retailers have lost close to $500 million due to “inventory shrink” this year alone.

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