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Tuesday, April 24 News

Bridgeport man allegedly stole cash while working at grocery store

WESTPORT — A Westport supermarket allegedly caught an employee stealing cash Monday, according to police charges.

Police said Joshua Hopkins was caught on camera May 1 stealing a bill from a cash register while working at Stop & Shop, 1790 Post Road East in Westport. Officers were called at 8 p.m. that night, but the store manager alleged Hopkins had also stolen a total of $200 in cash on April 22 and 26, according to police.

Police arrested Hopkins, 24, and charged him with sixth-degree larceny. The resident of Hawley Avenue in Bridgeport was released on a $500 bond ahead of a May 10 court date.