INDIANA COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA)– Police have identified a man who attempted to steal from two different Walmart stores in Indiana County.
39-year-old, Thomas Earl Kearney, of Altoona, Pa., reportedly attempted to steal approximately $3,649.00 worth of electronic items on May 31, 2019, at the White Township Walmart.READ MORE: Local Police Departments Team Up To Enforce Pedestrian Traffic Laws
A Walmart employee disrupted the attempt before Kearney could put the items into his vehicle.
On the same day, the suspect attempted to steal again at the Blairsville Walmart. This attempt was also halted by a Walmart employee before he could get away with the items.READ MORE: Just Hanging Out: Butler County Man Twice Catches Bear On Camera In His Yard
He was able to get away, in a white Kia Sportage SUV, before being identified.
On Thursday, June 18, Pennsylvania State Police say Kearney was charged with one count of Retail Thet, Receiving Stolen Property, and Criminal Mischief.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Ending Extended Jobless Benefits, Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5%
Kearney is currently incarcerated.