A University City man who stole an amplifier from AT&T Mobility returned to the store and was recognized by a store employee.
Robert T. Jones Jr., 43, of the 7200 block of Vernon Avenue in University City, was charged Oct. 31 with stealing as a third offense within 10 years.
Kirkwood Police said an employee saw Jones steal a Jaw Bone brand MP3 amplifier from the store at about 1 p.m. July 5. When Jones returned to AT&T Mobility at 1263 South Kirkwood Road a few weeks later, the employee recognized him, police said.
Jones also pleaded guilty to stealing charges in 2007 and 2008.
Bail was set at $5,000.
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