Broward Sheriff Chases Down and Catches Shoplifting Suspect

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As the saying goes, once a cop, always a cop. Even if you are the top cop. Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony said he was driving on Broward Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Monday when he noticed a young man running down the street at top speed carrying a shopping bag… then he noticed a 7-Eleven clerk running after the man, and decided to take matters into his own hands.

In an interview with WPLG-TV, Tony said he told his security staff to pull his car over, then got out and gave chase. The pursuit lasted for several blocks, the station reported. “Fortunately, I train hard every day. I still maintain conditioning and I was able to track the young man down and take him into custody,” the sheriff said in the interview… Sun Sentinal