A Luzerne County man is being sought for a theft incident in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said James Edward Davis Jr., 21, of Hazleton, entered the Sears store in the Schuylkill Mall, New Castle Township, about 3:06 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, and removed eight pairs of Levi 569 blue jeans from a clothes rack and exited the store without paying for them.

He was observed fleeing in a black Chevrolet Avalanche, which did not have a tailgate, troopers noted.

Criminal charges of retail theft has been filed against Davis and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Troopers also said Davis currently has multiple criminal warrants out for his arrest issued in Luzerne County by the adult probation office and sheriff's department. There is also a warrant from Cape May, N.J., for his arrest, troopers added.