AUGUSTA, Ga. – Authorities are investigating the theft of 200 pairs of panties at an east Georgia shopping mall.

Richmond County sheriff’s officials say a thief stole the panties from Victoria’s Secret in Augusta Mall shortly before noon Saturday.

The Augusta Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1n3THIv ) reports that security video shows a male entering the store and stuffing the underwear into a large shopping bag. Authorities say he left without paying for the merchandise, valued at $1,900.

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Information from: The Augusta Chronicle , http://www.augustachronicle.com