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Man caught stuffing lobsters in pockets

D'IBERVILLE, Miss., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A Mississippi man was being held for allegedly attempting to steal live lobsters by stuffing them into the pockets of his shorts, police said.

Police offers responded Tuesday to a call from employees at the D'Iberville Winn Dixie, who said 35-year-old Nathan Hardy attempted to leave the store without paying for items hidden on his person, WLOX-TV, Biloxi, Miss., reported.

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The D'Iberville Police Department said Hardy put two live lobsters in the front pockets of his shorts and stuffed bags of shrimp and a pork loin inside his waist band. He allegedly attempted to flee officers when they arrived on scene, but tripped and fell.

Hardy was arrested and taken to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

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