by: Mike Petchenik Updated:
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Alpharetta police say a Duluth man, whose job it was to prevent theft from a department store, was stealing from it.
“He unlawfully accessed two cash register drawers after closing hours and removed cash,” said Alpharetta police spokesman George Gordon.
Gordon told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik that Guess’ own supervisor detained him last week and alerted police after discovering the theft.
“It’s just disheartening to have an employee working loss prevention who probably has been responsible for the arrest of others who have shoplifted over the years, now committing monetary thefts,” Gordon said.
Guess bonded out of the Fulton County Jail earlier this week.
Shoppers at the Alpharetta store were surprised to hear of the arrest.
“I hope they do better background checks on people in the future,” said Priscilla O’Connell.
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