Man charged with shoplifting at mall

A Richmond County man was arrested Friday after being accused of shoplifting at Augusta Mall. According to a Richmond County’s Sheriff’s Office report, security cameras allegedly caught the man stealing cologne from Macy’s. A Macy’s loss prevention officer later told police the man was selling it across the street from the department store in the parking lot of a hotel.

Ricky Cecil Wright, 54, of Augusta, was charged with shoplifting. Officials say Wright has been seen in the store several times in the past two months, and that he is also a suspect in several thefts from Dillard’s, according to the report.

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