Alton police chief spots alleged thief whose car ran out of gas - KMOV.com

Alton police chief spots alleged thief whose car ran out of gas

(KMOV) -- An Alton man is in jail after being charged with stealing from a K-Mart store and assaulting an employee.
 
Police say the man stole some cologne and a DVD player, then pushed a store clerk into a glass door on his way outside.
 
The suspect got away, but the police chief spotted his car about an hour later.
 
The suspect ran out of gas while trying to get away.      

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