Covington man caught stealing candy from Boy Scout

Covington man caught stealing candy from Boy Scout

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Raymond Clark (Courtesy: Newton County Jail) Raymond Clark (Courtesy: Newton County Jail)
Police say a home surveillance system caught Clark stealing the package from the Boy Scout's porch. Police say a home surveillance system caught Clark stealing the package from the Boy Scout's porch.
COVINGTON, Ga. -

It's like stealing candy from a... Boy Scout? Police say they arrested a man for steal a box of candy worth about $540 slated for Boy Scout fundraiser from a home in Newton County.

Police say the Boy Scout followed and was "prepared" to help catch the thief by sharing video from their home surveillance system. They say the video showed 35-year-old Raymond Clark pick up the 2-pound box of Trophy Nuts candy and walk away with it.

Officers were able to track Clark down a few hours later and arrest him.

The box remained unopened and was returned to the Boy Scout.

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