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Man tries to steal using popcorn machine box

Christopher Melson (Source: LMDC) Christopher Melson (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man attempted to use a popcorn machine box to rip off an electronics store, according to police.

Officers arrested Christopher Melson on January 19.

Police said Melson had gone into a Best Buy on Outer Loop and opened a popcorn machine box. He then took the contents of the box out and placed several high priced tablets and cameras inside of the box.

After he was finished Melson had a friend go inside the store and attempt to purchase the box he loaded.

He is charged with theft by unlawful taking.

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