Handicap Scooter Used In Attempted Ashland Walmart Theft

  • 2/10/2019 11:29:07 AM
  • Joe Lyons
  • Local News

ASHLAND, OH- Ashland Police Department officers responded to a 911 call from the Ashland Walmart on U.S. Route 250 on Saturday afternoon.

A man riding in a handicap scooter was allegedly attempting to shoplift.

According to scanner traffic, the male was caught on Closed Circuit TV video taking a television earlier in the week.

Officers approached the man as he was riding out through the doors.

Among the items the man attempted to take was a fish tank.

Jeffrey Bates was taken into custody for petty theft.

More information has been requested from the Ashland Police Department.

Check back for more information as it becomes available.

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