A man told police he was on a military mission when caught shoplifting Sunday afternoon at a supermarket in East Athens.
Robert Anthony Leseueur, 36, was arrested at the Kroger on College Station Road for drinking a soda and eating a beef stick, then trying to leave the store without paying, Athens-Clarke police said.
Police said store managers caught Leseueur attempting to leave and held him until an officer arrived.
Leseueur first explained that “someone on the Internet had told him to come get those items,” the officer wrote in an incident report.
While speaking with Leseueur, it became apparent to the officer that he has some sort of issue, which was blacked out in a copy of the officer’s report made public on Monday.
“He stated that he works for Seal Team Six and was on a special mission,” the officer wrote in the report.
“He also informed me that he had caught Satan and had him in a bottle in his bookbag...”