Couple charged in jewelry robbery at Kohl's

Couple charged in jewelry robbery at Kohl's
Whitney Brown is accused of stealing jewelry from Kohl's. (Source: LMDC)
Whitney Brown is accused of stealing jewelry from Kohl's. (Source: LMDC)
Jason Barton is accused of stealing jewelry from Kohl's. (Source: LMDC)
Jason Barton is accused of stealing jewelry from Kohl's. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A husband and wife are facing charges for allegedly breaking into jewelry cases at a Kohl's store.

Jason Barton, 30, and Whitney Brown, 23, were arrested at the store on Tuesday.

A loss protection employee saw the two prying jewelry cases open with a knife, taking out merchandise and concealing it on themselves.

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The employee said he tried to stop the couple after they passed the cashiers. He said Barton pulled a knife on the employee, threatening to cut him and Brown kicked an punched him.

Police found a baggie filled with meth and a dollar bill when they searched Barton during his arrest.

The amount if the items taken was $2,550.

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