Man Cuts Packaging, Himself Before Being Arrested at Target

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A Cambridge man tried to remove merchandise from its packaging at Target, but managed to hurt himself, too. 

Watertown Police went to Target on Aug. 2 at 5:53 p.m. after security detained a man for allegedly shoplifting.

“Brooks was observed taking a pair of headphones,” said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. “He removed a large knife and attempted to cut open the packaging. In the process he cut himself.”

Keith Michael Brooks, 32, of Cambridge, was arrested on one count of shoplifting over $100, Lawn said.

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