Richardson police track down shoplifting suspect

We have reports of heavy police activity in the Richardson area.

Officers were notified of a shoplifting at the TJ Maxx store on W. Belt Line Road near US-75. The suspect fled the scene and was observed by Richardson police officers.

A police chase ensued. After a brief pursuit, the suspect crashed the vehicle into and fence and ran on foot. Officers established an area around the crash and began a search of the area. The suspect was located and taken into custody.