Surveillance video catches Kroger employee stealing groceries

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A Kroger employee stole groceries by ringing them up at a closed register, according to Dayton police.

The female worker was fired and issued a summons for theft, according to a police report.

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No charges have been formally filed, but the woman was trespassed from the store. Police responded to the Brandt Pike store around 2:21 p.m. Thursday.

A store manager told police that video surveillance from Oct. 25 captured the woman checking out $141.99 of groceries at a closed register with an empty till, according to the report.

When she tried to leave without paying, the shopping cart's wheels locked up as part of the store's security measures.
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The woman then took the groceries and left the store.

The manager also showed police surveillance video of the woman ringing up the groceries and trying to leave, according to the report.