A New Albany man has been charged with felony shoplifting for allegedly stealing a cellphone from the local Verizon store, police said.

The suspect, James Matthew Stout, 31, was arrested Wednesday, June 24 by the New Albany Police Department, and his bond was set at $5,000.

Police got a report Tuesday that a customer shoplifted a Samsung Galaxy phone valued at $1,100. There was video surveillance footage that allegedly identified Stout as the suspect, police said.

Police were able to recover the stolen phone.

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