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Fleeing Shoplifter Body-Slams Philly Officer

August 19, 2010  | 

A man caught shoplifting in a Rite-Aid by a Philadelphia police lieutenant grabbed the officer, flipped him over and body-slammed him before running out of the store, Philly.com reports.

Lt. Douglas Stanford, with 29 years with the department, arrived at the Rite-Aid on a routine security check to find Perry Martin, 42, stuffing merchandise into a bag.

Martin was arrested at a relative's house later in the day.

Read the full story at Philly.com.


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