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Man accused of stuffing flat screen in pants to steal

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 21-year-old Columbia Heights man is accused of stealing a 19-inch flat screen television from an Eagan business by stuffing it down his pants.

Eric Lee King was charged Friday with felony fifth-degree controlled substance and shoplifting, a misdemeanor.

According to the complaint, an Eagan officer saw King drop a box of candy as he walked out the store Dec. 5, 2011.

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