WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - If the four youths accused of stealing Bibles from a Massachusetts Christian book store read the holy text, they might find out there's a directive in there that says "Thou Shalt Not Steal."
Police arrested four juveniles ages 12 to 14 on Tuesday after they allegedly pilfered $100 worth of Bibles and T-shirts from the Morning Star Christian Book Store in West Springfield.
The youths fled the scene on bikes and a store employee chased them in a car until police caught up with them.
1 of the youths allegedly threatened the employee.
They were all charged with shoplifting and trespassing, while one was also charged with threat to commit a crime.
Store worker Dean Howard said if the kids wanted Bibles, he would have given them one each.
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