Brief footchase following shoplifting
A man and woman are in custody following a shoplifting incident at a north- end retail store.
City police report officers were called shortly before 8 a. m. Thursday in regards to a shoplifting incident involving two adults.
The pair, police report, fled the location as police arrived resulting in a brief foot chase with a
65- year- old woman before she was arrested. A 52- year- old man was arrested a short distance away, police report.
Both are being held for a bail hearing with a request for a three- day hold to further the investigation due to outstanding charges from other jurisdictions and the fact documentation was found on one of them indicating their intent to leave the country in the near future. the west side of the building and notified other responding officers of such. While arriving, a second officer observed a male running eastbound from the school before scaling the chain link fence into the Metro plaza parking lot. A third responding officer was in position to quickly respond to the Metro plaza parking lot and arrested the suspect without incident.
The 46- year- old Belleville resident was taken to the police station where he was held for a bail hearing on a charge of break and enter with the intent of committing an indictable offence therein.