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Police: Man apprehended after stealing boots from Target, fighting with employee


GLENVILLE, N.Y. – Police say they have arrested a man who allegedly stole from a Target store.

Glenville Police investigated a reported robbery at the Target on Saratoga Road.  The investigation led to the arrest of Jeremy Bacon, 34, of Delanson.

Bacon is accused of stealing a pair of hiking boots from the store.  Target employees stopped the man as he tried to leave the store wearing the boots. According to authorities, Bacon then struck an employee with a shopping bag, then attempted to strike the same person with a closed fist.

A struggle ensued but Bacon was able to flee the area. He was apprehended in Scotia while heading south on Route 50.

Bacon has been charged with Robbery in the 3rd Degree, Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree. He has been processed and arraign in town court. He was then sent to Schenectady County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or bond. 

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