Man told police following shoplifting incident: ‘I nearly got away with it’

Ballymena Court

A MAN who tried to steal tracksuit bottoms and damaged a Calvin Klein jumper at Sports Direct boasted to police he “nearly got away with it,” Ballymena Magistrates Court heard.

Cory McKergin (26), with an address listed as Rocavan Meadow in Broughshane, admitted theft and criminal damage in relation to January 30 this year.

The defendant was detained by shop security.

The case was adjourned to March 26.

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