Police nab Gary shoe thief Saturday

2014-05-05T16:07:00Z 2014-05-05T21:47:05Z Police nab Gary shoe thief Saturday nwitimes.com

GARY | A 20-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to steal a 24-year-old man’s shoes while at his residence Saturday afternoon.

According to reports, the suspect came to the victim’s place around noon and began putting on the victim’s shoes.

The suspect then ran from the residence with the victim in pursuit. The two men came in contact with officers in the 5100 block of Georgia Street, where after a brief struggle the suspect was placed into custody.

The suspect, whose name was not released by police as of Monday afternoon, was charged with robbery, battery on law enforcement, intimidation, resisting law enforcement and a prior city warrant.

Steven Ross Johnson

Times Correspondent

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