BREAKING: San Angelo Police Arrest Shoplifting Suspect After Downtown Foot Chase


SAN ANGELO- A shoplifting suspect has been arrested after taking police on a short foot chase near downtown San Angelo Wednesday.

According to San Angelo Public Information Officer Richard Espinoza at the scene, officers were dispatched on August 3, 2022, regarding a shoplifting suspect at West Texas Fire Estinguisher.

Officers made contact with a suspect matching the description they were given the nearby park Kid’s Kingdom where officers attempted to detain the man. The man ran from police on foot but was cornered at the 400 block of Avenue D. He was taken into custody without further incident.



The suspect did ask for medical assistance for being out of breath and having trouble breathing and it is currently unknown whether he was transported to the hospital.

The suspect was only identified as a 32-year-old male and charged are being determined at this time.

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