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A White Earth man was sentenced Tuesday to a year in prison on a felony charge of attempted theft.

Lawrence Lewis Larson Jr., 33, was also ordered to pay $135 in court fines and fees, plus $475 in restitution for his share of the damages. He was given credit for 211 days already served.

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Court records state that on March 11, Larson and another person had entered the Walmart store in Detroit Lakes, then attempted to leave  with over $1,000 in merchandise, some of which had been paid for, but almost $500 of it had not. The two had attempted to conceal some items inside the paid-for items in an attempt to steal them.

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