facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Man charged in $1.29 Honey Bun theft

Jan. 4, 2013 at 11:46 AM   |   Comments

PALM BAY, Fla., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said they have arrested a man accused of stealing a $1.29 Iced Honey Bun from a store by stuffing it down his pants.

Palm Bay police said Brandon Phillips, 18, stuffed the small snack down his sweatpants at a 7-Eleven store Dec. 28 and fled on a bicycle when confronted by a store manager, WKMG-TV, Orlando, reported Friday.

Investigators said a K-9 unit tracked Phillips to a wooded lot where he was arrested and his bike was found nearby.

The Honey Bun was not recovered, police said.

Phillips was charged with retail petit theft, resisting arrest without violence and resisting in the recovery of merchandise.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Miss Colombia hopeful disqualified for showing underboob
2
See the 4-inch dog that may be England's smallest
3
Video shows aquarium beluga either playing with children or begging for help
4
Watch outraged parent rip Calif. school district for 'forcing' special needs students to recycle
5
Stolen Obama statue discovered with six-pack of Twisted Tea in Pa. park
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback