Fairfield police arrested a man Wednesday after he allegedly stole $154 worth of gum from on Villa Avenue, according to a police report.
Kenneth McManus, 24, told police he was homeless and needed a way to make money to pay for a place to stay, police said. He reportedly hid the gum in a backpack, which was covered by a jacket in a shopping cart, police said.
His last known address was in Stratford, the report said. McManus was released on a promise to appear in court Dec. 14.
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