(KMOV.com) – A Colorado man has been accused of trying to steal merchandise from Wal Mart.
22-year-old Troy Linnebur, of Colorado Springs is charged with retail theft.
Police said Linnebur tried to walk out of a Wal Mart in Godfrey with a cart full of items without paying. Authorities said a Wal Mart employee confronted Linnebur before Linnebur fled without the stolen merchandise. The incident happened just after 12:20 p.m. Thursday.
Authorities said they caught Linnebur an hour later after an officer spotted his car in the parking lot of a Regions Bank in Godfrey.