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Police: Man arrested after sticking ribeye steaks down his pants

Joseph Pyatt | Myrtle Beach Police Department Joseph Pyatt | Myrtle Beach Police Department

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A 53-year-old man was arrested at Walmart after police said he stuck three packages of ribeye steaks in his pants without paying.

Joseph Lee Pyatt was charged with shoplifting and taken to the Myrtle Beach jail early Wednesday. The incident happened at the Walmart on Seaboard Street, according to the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

A witness told police Pyatt went into the meat department of Walmart, selected three packages of steaks, then headed to the boys department of the store, according to the police report.

Once in the boys department of the store, the witness said Pyatt put the steaks in the front of his pants, the report states.

Police said Pyatt has been found guilty of four previous shoplifting convictions between 2004 and 2011.

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