Police: Man tries to smuggle whiskey out of store in his pants

Man leaves liquor store empty-handed

Posted 10/3/19

Barrington Police responded to a County Road wine and spirits store for an attempted shoplifting on Thursday, Sept. 26.

A store employee told police that a man entered the store a little after …

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Police: Man tries to smuggle whiskey out of store in his pants

Man leaves liquor store empty-handed

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Barrington Police responded to a County Road wine and spirits store for an attempted shoplifting on Thursday, Sept. 26.

A store employee told police that a man entered the store a little after noon and was acting suspiciously. The store employee saw the man attempt to put a bottle of Jack Daniels whiskey down his pants, but stopped when he realized it would not fit.

The store employee said the man also tried to put a different bottle of whiskey down his pants, but again stopped when he realized someone was watching him. The man then left the store.

Police scoured the surrounding area, looking for the man; he was riding a bicycle when he left the store. Police could not find the man.

Officers also spoke with employees at other area liquor stores to see if the man had been to those shops, but he had not

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