A father and his son were arrested for allegedly stealing a video game console from a mall cop in Cherry Creek, California, after they were caught on video stealing a game console and a phone from a security guard, according to police.
The incident occurred on Tuesday, Dec. 7, when the father was shopping at the Macy’s outlet located at the Cherry Creek Mall, according a police statement.
He allegedly got into the mall with the console, which was labeled “Macy’s Game Console,” and stole a phone and a video-game controller from the store’s security guard.
The father told police he was going to call his wife, who had just come home from work, and tell her the console was stolen, according the statement.
Police said the father and son had also allegedly stolen a computer that was marked as “Mocha PC,” a video games console, and a cellphone that belonged to a security employee, but were never seen.
Mall police spokeswoman Kim McDaniel said the family is being held on $5,000 bail.
The store’s general manager told ABC News on Tuesday that the company was working with the police to figure out what happened and is providing them with video evidence.ABC News’ David Wessels and Michael Liss contributed to this report.