Man sentenced after stealing Rolex watch

Court officials say a Waterbury man has been sentenced to six years behind bars after police say he pretended to be disabled in order to steal a $37,000 watch. Police say a video from May 2015 shows

News 12 Staff

Dec 9, 2016, 6:04 PM

Updated 2,720 days ago

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Man sentenced after stealing Rolex watch
Court officials say a Waterbury man has been sentenced to six years behind bars after police say he pretended to be disabled in order to steal a $37,000 watch.
Police say a video from May 2015 shows Larry Johnson sitting in a wheelchair, asking to look at a Rolex watch at a store in the Stamford Town Center mall.
He is seen getting out of the chair, pepper spraying the clerk and sprinting out of the store.
Police say they identified Johnson using a fingerprint left on the wheelchair.


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