Kent County shoplifting suspect arrested after trying to flee in cab

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. — A suspected shoplifter was arrested early Thursday morning after allegedly stealing an air mattress and trying to flee the scene in a cab.

It happened around 3 a.m. at the Walmart located at 3999 Alpine Ave. in Comstock Park.

Authorities say the suspect took the mattress from the store and left the scene in a cab. When deputies stopped the cab, the suspect ran away behind a car dealership before getting caught when he got caught on a fence, authorities say.

The suspect was arrested on several outstanding warrants and charges of retail fraud, and resisting and obstructing.

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