Thursday, March 24, 2016

Police dogs and helicopter used to track down alleged Cheetos thief

A man who allegedly stole a bag of Cheetos from a gas station was taken into custody about a block away when police and K9s caught up to him.

It all started at around 1:45am on Tuesday inside an ampm store in San Diego, California. The store's employees said the suspect tried to steal a bag of Cheetos and when confronted, punched one of the workers and wrestled with another.

He the ran  away. The suspect left behind the bag of Cheetos, his shoes and jacket. San Diego police officers, with the help of a helicopter and K9s, quickly caught up to the suspect and took him into custody.

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The store's clerks said they had seen the man in the store before, but he had never caused any problems. The suspect's name, along with any charges he is facing, has not yet been released by police.

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