Police were called to a local supermarket over the weekend for a shoplifting complaint.

Store security told Utica Police that a man allegedly stole $111.00 in razors on Sunday afternoon, December 15, 2013 from the Price Chopper on Auert Avenue.  The man was identified as 39-year old Michael Townsend of East Thomas Street in Rome.

Townsend was taken into custody and charged with petty larceny.