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Skinner gets 10 days over diaper theft
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A man who assaulted a Kroger manager while trying to flee the store with stolen diapers will serve 10 days in jail.The shoplifter, Johnathan Andrew Skinner, 24, entered a guilty plea before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to charges of theft and assault. He was directed to serve 10 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence and was warned to stay out of Kroger.His sentence comes for injuring a female assistant manager at the local Kroger store. She was injured when she tried intercept Skinner as he was trying to leave without paying for a bag of Kroger-brand baby diapers.“I saw him conceal a 24-count of Kroger-brand comfort diapers having a retail value of $5.99 inside his jacket,” the manager said in her warrant against Skinner, noting the man strolled through the self-pay section of the checkout area and did not offer to pay for the diapers.The manager said she stopped him at the exit and was shoved into the door.