Heavy words hung from the neck of a teenager at a busy Selah intersection Wednesday.

A sign around his neck read,"i am a thief." Another sign on his back spelled out exactly who he stole from for everyone to see. Our news partner KIMA action news reports Leland McClellan was caught stealing jewelry from a family friend's house party last weekend. The family suspected it was him and demanded he give it back.  McClellan was then left with two options: either wear the sign at the busy intersection or face law enforcement.

McClellan got plenty of attention; gestures, looks and people taking pictures. But a handful of people actually stopped to give Leland Bible excerpts and advice.

McClellan arrived at that intersection at six in the morning and left around 4 pm.

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