September 29, 2023

A teen who stole a sport console at Greatest Purchase was arrested after returning to the shop to hunt assist from the Geek Squad.

The 16-year-old from Summerfield entered the Greatest Purchase in Girl Lake at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and instantly headed for the gaming console and accent part of the shop, in keeping with an arrest report from the Girl Lake Police Division. He chosen a PlayStation 4 distant management valued at $64.99. He was seen eradicating a knife from his pocket and slicing off the PlayStation 4’s packaging. He hid the controller beneath his shirt, left the shop and headed for the car parking zone.

He returned to the shop and headed for the Geek Squad customer support counter in search of to have his Apple AirPods repaired.

Officers arrived on the scene and retailer personnel identified the teenager. When police tried to handcuff him, the 5-foot 11-inch teen ran by the sliding glass doorways, breaking the hinges. An officer deployed his taser and one of many probes struck the teenager on his again. The teenager stored operating and tried to get right into a grey Volkswagen. As he swung open the automotive’s door, he hit one other parked automotive, damaging it.

The teenager started to drive theVolkswagen at a Girl Lake Ok-9 officer. The officer withdrew his weapon and the teenager put the car in park. He acquired out of the automotive and was taken to the bottom by officers. He was in possession of $300 in money and a silver razor knife. The PlayStation 4 was within the backseat of the automotive. The license plate displayed on the Volkswagen had been assigned to a 2006 Nissan passenger automotive. The license plate that had been assigned to the Volkswagen was discovered within the trunk.

Harm to the doorways at Greatest Purchase was estimated at $1,000. The teenager additionally inflicted $1,000 in injury to the automotive which had been parked subsequent to his Volkswagen.

The teenager was arrested on costs together with aggravated assault of a legislation enforcement officer, felony mischief, theft and resisting arrest.