Richard Norton was arrested in October of last year and pleaded guilty to the crimes back in September. Friday he was sentenced to 2 and a half years in federal prison.
Police say a security guard at the store saw Norton leaving with designer purses stuffed in his pants.
Norton was a 22-year employee at Macy's and just days away from retiring.
He admitted to stealing merchandise over four years, including wallets and other items totaling about $900,000.NEWS BY LOCATION | ABC30 BLOGS | DISCUSSION FORUMS
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