Deputies: Thirsty thief spotted swiping peach tea, knives

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Logan Pittman (Source: McDowell Co. Sheriff's Office) Logan Pittman (Source: McDowell Co. Sheriff's Office)
MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies in a western North Carolina town said they apprehended a burglar at the victim's home as he was spotted trying to steal a can of tea and some knives.

According to McDowell County deputies, the victim returned to his Hedgewood Drive home in Marion on May 4 to see the suspect leaving his house.

The suspect, identified as Logan Pittman, 26, was arrested at the scene, deputies said.

According to deputies, Pittman had stolen three hunting knives and a can of peach tea worth a total of $76. They said the knives were recovered.

Pittman was charged with felony breaking and entering and felony larceny.

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