Man charged with attempting to steal 15 packs of Pokemon cards

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Batavia man was booked and charged with stealing 15 packs of Pokemon cards from a local Walmart over the weekend.

Officials say 21-year-old Christopher Smith ran off with the cards, valued at just $63 and attempted to stash them underneath a car in the parking lot.

New York State Troopers stopped Smith and cuffed him after receiving a call from Walmart. He faces charges of petit larceny.

Smith will return to court on May 9. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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