Forum staff reports, Published December 18 2013
Fargo shoplifter outruns West Acres mall security, but arrested later by policeFARGO – A man attempting to shoplift clothes from West Acres Shopping Center was chased by mall security before he was arrested in a residential neighborhood by police here on Tuesday.
Police said 26-year-old Charles Helps, of Fargo, tried to leave Macy’s carrying an armful of clothing. When store staff stopped him, he ran through the mall with security chasing after him.
Helps was arrested for resisting arrest near apartments several blocks away.
A shoplifting charge is pending, police said.