Police: Man threatened store workers while stealing alcohol

2012-10-02T21:30:00Z 2012-10-02T21:41:02Z Police: Man threatened store workers while stealing alcoholTimes Staff nwitimes.com
October 02, 2012 9:30 pm  • 

MERRILLVILLE | A man stole about $500 worth of alcohol about 2 a.m. Sunday from Meijer, 611 W. U.S. 30.

Employees attempted to stop the man, but he threatened to harm them if they wouldn't get out of his way, police said.

Officers briefly pursued the man after he left Meijer, but the pursuit was terminated after the man began driving recklessly, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact Merrillville police at (219) 769-3531.

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