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Police: Man shoplifted nearly $1,000 worth of Kroger merchandise

Coty Avery (Source: LMDC) Coty Avery (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man is accused of shoplifting a total of nearly $1,000 worth of merchandise from a Louisville Kroger store last summer.

According to an arrest warrant, Coty Allen Avery, 24, entered the Kroger at 3039 Breckenridge Lane on August 17, 2016, selected $300.85 worth of merchandise and left the store without paying.

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The warrant says Avery did the same thing at the same location two day later, but he allegedly more than doubled his take. Police said Avery stole $630.61 during this second shoplifting spree.

Both incidents were caught on surveillance video, and Avery's warrant says he is well known to Kroger employees from similar previous incidents.

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Avery is charged with two counts of theft by unlawful taking, one a misdemeanor and the other a felony.

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