Former employee charged with theft

File photo: Laredo Police Department
File photo: Laredo Police Department(KGNS)
Published: Jun. 8, 2021 at 5:32 PM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - An employee of a big box store allegedly tried to walk out with more the $500 worth of merchandise.

The Laredo Police Department was called over to the 2300 block of Bob Bullock.

A loss prevention specialist at the store said he saw 25-year-old Juan Antonio Sanchez allegedly choosing items for an online order.

According to the employee, Sanchez was seen leaving the store and walking toward the curb side pick-up area with the items.

Loss prevention officers then stopped Sanchez and walked him back into the store.

Sanchez was charged with theft of property is at the Webb County jail with a $1,000 bond.

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