• Man accused of stealing comforters, bed sheets from local store

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    PITTSBURGH - A man is in jail for allegedly stealing comforters and bed sheets from a local store.

    Police said James Thompson was spotted Friday morning on a sidewalk in Downtown Pittsburgh holding three large comforters and a garbage bag full of bed sheets just down the street from National Fabrics on Fifth Avenue.

    Police said he used a brick to break the front window.

    The owner said it's the second time this week someone has broken the glass to steal bedding.

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