Racine man arrested after stealing from Family Dollar, biting employee who tried to stop him

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Racine Police arrested a suspect for misdemeanor battery and retail theft after they were caught stealing from a Family Dollar.

Police responded to the store on Saturday for a report of a retail theft.

A worker told police that he saw the suspect take merchandise from the store without paying for them. The victim said he went outside to confront the suspect who started to ride away on his bike. The victim said he was able to make contact with the suspect who got off his bike, struggled with the victim, and bit him.

The items were recovered and the suspect admitted to taking several household items that totaled over $184.00.

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