Nike sneakers couldn't carry one 16-year-old past a local store's loss prevention staff. Maybe because the shoes were allegedly stolen.
On May 12 at 1:09 p.m., responded to the in for a report of a male being held for retail theft.
The 16-year-old, who was not identified because of his age, allegedly placed multiple pairs of Nike sneakers into a Kohl's bag he brought into the store.
After bagging the items, according to police, the teen fled the store without paying for the items.
The store's loss prevention staff caught up with him and found $720.50 worth of Kohl's merchandise, including shoes, clothes and belts, according to police.
The teen was released to his mother. Charges will be filed through Northampton County Juvenile Probation.