Man jailed in theft of $1.29 Honey Bun

Published On: Jan 30 2013 12:35:17 PM EST
Updated On: Jan 02 2013 11:09:00 AM EST

Brandon C. Phillips, 18.

PALM BAY, Fla. -

An 18-year-old man was jailed in Brevard County after being accused of stuffing a $1.29 Iced Honey Bun down his pants and leaving a store.

Brandon Phillips was arrested on misdemeanor charges of retail petit theft, resisting arrest without violence and resisting in the recovery of merchandise.

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According to Palm Bay police, Phillips stuffed the Honey Bun into his sweatpants while he was inside the 7-Eleven at 6405 Minton Road on Dec. 28.

A store manager told police that he witnessed the theft and confronted Phillips, who fled on a bicycle.

Palm Bay police, using a K-9, found Phillips in a wooded lot on Northeast Battersea Avenue and arrested him.  Phillips' bike was found nearby, police said.

The Honey Bun was not located.

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