WICKLIFFE, OH (WOIO) - The Wickliffe Police Department said an officer had to use a taser after the suspect resisted arrest.
Police said around 9:20 p.m. on Jan. 17 investigators received a report of a shoplifter at a grocery store on Lakeshore Boulevard.
Investigators said the suspect was last seen on foot and a patrol officer spotted him a short time later on Worden Road.
Authorities said the officer confronted the man who tried to run.
According to a news release from Wickliffe Police the officer tackled the man and a short struggle ensued.
Police said the officer used a taser and handcuffed the suspect after additional officers arrived to the scene.
Investigators said two people in the area helped out the officer.
The suspect has been charged with:
- Assaulting an officer
- Obstructing police
- Resisting arrest
Police said no one was seriously injured in the incident.
The video below is footage from the incident: