Police: Thieves attempt to sell pawn shop employee’s items back to him

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Clarksville, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two people are accused of stealing electronics from a Clarksville home before reportedly trying to pawn the items at a store where the victim is employed.

Thirty-year-old Jeremy Watts, of Franklin, and 24-year-old Jessica Heady, of Nashville, were caught Tuesday while allegedly attempting to sell the electronics.

The employee at the pawn shop recognized the equipment as his own possessions, according to Clarksville police.

The victim, who did not know yet his home had been burglarized, called police while Watts and Heady were still inside the shop.

Watts and Heady were taken into custody and booked into the Montgomery County jail.News 2 is committed to covering crime across Middle Tennessee. Visit wkrn.com/crimetracker for more coverage.

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