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Man accused of stealing $2,000 gold chain from Bloomfield Twp. jewelry store

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Posted at 2:04 PM, Feb 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-01 14:04:10-05

A 62-year-old Auburn Hills man is suspected of stealing a gold chain from a jewelry store in Bloomfield Township.

Police say Stephen Homburger entered Fredrick Jewelers on Long Lake Road and spoke with a sales clerk about a gold chain on Jan. 23.

While the clerk was distracted, Homburger allegedly stole a gold chain valued at $2,000. He left the store without employees knowing about the theft. 

Homburger was located by a surveillance unit and was arrested in Auburn Hills on Jan. 31. 

He was arraigned on Feb. 1 and given a bond of $100,000. He has been charged with two counts of retail fraud, first degree.