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MARSHALLTOWN THEFT: Job Interview Ends In Arrest

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An alleged shoplifter made it easy for Marshalltown police to arrest him.

A Marshalltown newspaper reports 18-year old Lawrence Briggs applied for a job at the Sports Page last Wednesday.

On his way out of the store, he was caught on surveillance video stealing a shirt, jacket and baseball cap.

After reviewing the video, management called Briggs back for a job interview.

Police were waiting to arrest him on the spot.