NILES, Ohio (WYTV) – A shoplifting suspect who got into a fight with a store employee and then ran away has been arrested.
Niles police arrested John P. Kellar, 39, of Warren, on Friday.
Kellar is charged with felony robbery in the Nov. 3 incident at the Sears department store inside the Eastwood Mall.
Police say Kellar got into a fight with an employee who attempted to detain him for shoplifting. The suspect left his shirt behind and jumped into the back of a black Pontiac Sunbird.
Police released surveillance video of the suspect through WYTV News and the police department’s Facebook page and he was identified.