Essie nail polish (Photo : Flickr)
On April 18, one Connecticut man took mani-pedi night with the girls one step too far. Middleton resident Marco Gonzales was arrested at a local CVS store for trying to steal 102 bottles of nail polishes, police said.
The Middletown Press reported that the loss prevention officer gave a sworn written statement that Gonzales walked into the store on Thursday night "and started selecting and concealing Essie and Sally Hansen brand nail polishes into his sweatshirt."
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According to NBC News, police from Middletown, Conn. confronted the 42-year-old man at 9 p.m. at the CVS, where he admitted that he had no plans to pay for the nail polish. Each nail polish bottle cost $8.49 before taxes, police said, with the total amount reaching $865.98.
Gonzales was then taken into police custody, where he was charged with 5th-degree larceny, NBC News reported. The nail polish bandit was later released on a $10,000 bond and is set to appear in court on May 1.
NBC News reported that the CVS senior loss prevention officer said the store does plan to press charges.