Suspect Assaults Police Officer; Leads Foot Pursuit after Shoplifting

The Virginia Beach Police Department arrested a man Wednesday after a shoplifting incident at Walmart.

According to police, officers were called to a shoplifting case at 8:48 PM. When police responded to the Walmart at 2021 Lynnhaven Parkway, they learned about a man in the business concealing merchandise.

The man fled the business as police approached, which led to a foot pursuit. An officer was assaulted while the man attempted to get away. The man, identified as… WTKT3 News

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