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Danbury Man Tasered During Shoplifting Arrest

Danbury police arrested a Walmart shoplifter.
Danbury police arrested a Walmart shoplifter. Photo Credit: Alfred Branch

DANBURY, Conn. -- Danbury police struggled with a man before arresting him in connection with a shoplifting on Jan. 18 at Walmart, according to The News-Times.

When police arrived at the store at 67 Newtown Road security staff had the man in custody, said The News-Times.

Ricardo Andre, 32, allegedly attempted to exit Walmart and not pay for merchandise valued at $37, reported The News-Times.

Andre allegedly freed himself during handcuffing then exited the store running, reported The News-Times.

Police reportedly needed to use a taser before arresting him, according to The News-Times.

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