Witness: Shoplifting Suspect Bit Cop Before Being Tased
SAN ANGELO, TX -- A shoplifting suspect had to be subdued with a taser after an altercation with police at Walmart on S. Bryant Blvd. on Thursday, according to an employee.
Additional police and an ambulance were called to the Walmart on S. Bryant around 11:20 a.m.
According to the employee, the suspect had been riding on an electric scooter with items hidden under her clothes. When stopped by police, the employee said the suspect fell out of the scooter and allegedly bit an officer.
The suspect was then subdued by a taser, the employee said, and transported to the hospital.
Public Information Officer Tracy Piatt-Fox told reporters at the scene that an official press release would be released later in the day.
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