Man caught, woman sought over shoplifting at Decatur Walmart

Man caught, woman sought over shoplifting at Decatur Walmart

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Decatur police took an accused shoplifting suspect into custody Thursday afternoon. Now they’re looking for his accomplice.

Police say the man and woman stole several watches and a pink suitcase from Walmart on Beltline Road.

Officers say they found him at the Academy Sports + Outdoors down the road. They said they turned on their sirens and he started running. A Decatur police officer chased him through the Academy parking lot then through the Home Depot parking lot.

Several police cars circled him to prevent his escape.

Police tackled the suspect and arrested him.

The woman got away in a small sport utility vehicle.

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