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"From our preliminary investigation, it appears we may not have handled this matter in the best possible way. We are taking this situation seriously, and giving it our full attention," Safeway said in a statement on Saturday.
Store security did their job. The police arrested them. I overheard a customer tell her kids once, "You cannot eat what we have not paid for." The moment you conceal a product you have not paid for, you are stealing.
We have had incidents where parents were separated from children. Usually someone can come pick them up.
There is nothing classier than watching people eat an entire meal while they are shopping.