Store employee charged with stealing shoes

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man has been arrested for stealing approximately 150 pairs of shoes from the store where he worked.

Louisville Metro Police say Jeffrey R. Penn, 24, stole the shoes between May 1, 2012 and November 14, 2013 while employed at Von Maur in Oxmoor Center.

Penn admitted to the thefts after he was confronted by Von Maur management and told authorities he would list the shoes for sale on eBay.

According to police, the value of the stolen shoes was $15,000.

Penn was arrested at his home on December 3. He is charged with one count of theft by unlawful taking more than $10,000.

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