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Theft suspect attempts getaway on TARC

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man accused of shoplifting from a business in the Original Highlands neighborhood decided his best method of escape was on public transportation.

Officers were called to Walgreen's at 990 Baxter Avenue at 3:50 p.m. April 18. Police were told by store employees the suspect had gotten on a TARC bus.

When officers stopped the bus they found Stephen M. Culbertson, 33, of Louisville, matched the description they were given. The stolen merchandise was inside a bag Culbertson was carrying and inside his pants.

Culbertson said he took the items to give his daughter a better Easter.

Metro police charged Culbertson with one count of shoplifting.

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