According to Officer Melissa Doss, a police spokeswoman, the incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. on Friday, January 11 at the Walmart in the 1600 block of Jungerman Road.
The suspect walked in the store, went to the electronics aisle, and put stereo equipment in his
The suspect left the store with the merchandise in his
cart, without making any attempt to pay for it.
A store manager saw the suspect in the parking lot and found his
behavior suspicious, so he
asked the man to see a receipt.
The suspect ignored the manager and attempted to load the stereo equipment into his
The manager attempted to detain the suspect, but the two men began wrestling.
Both men fell to the ground and the suspect got away from the manager and left his
coat behind, Doss
The suspect fled the scene in his
car, but returned a short time later to retrieve his
Some of the stolen merchandise was recovered in the parking lot.