A Smithton man was arrested for stealing a crossbow from WalMart last week.

On Monday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway, for a theft report.

The suspect, 29-year-old Brandon L. Paxton of Smithon, allegedly stole a crossbow from the store, and returned the next day. Asset protection then called police.

Paxton was issued a court summons for stealing and released from the Sedalia Police Department.

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