Police: Man arrested after allegedly stealing merchandise from several stores

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Courtesy: Oklahoma County Jail

OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma man is facing several charges after he was allegedly caught with stolen merchandise from several stores.

On Friday, officers were called to Target, along N. Pennsylvania Ave., after a security guard said a man was stealing from the store.

When authorities arrived, they met a security guard who had already taken 44-year-old Coy Ward into custody.

The security guard said that he had seen Ward stealing fragrances from the store.

According to the arrest affidavit, the security guard told officers that he found several other pieces of stolen merchandise from Target, Hobby Lobby and Von Maur on Ward.

Ward was arrested for grand larceny and three counts of larceny of merchandise.

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