Police reel in man in handcuffs at Long John Silvers

By Heartland News

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Call him the catch of the day; it was a surprising lunchtime scene for folks eating Monday afternoon at the Long John Silvers in Cape Girardeau.

Police say they arrested a man for shoplifting at K-mart after 1 p.m.

They say they handcuffed him and he somehow got free and took off running.

The suspect got as far as Long John Silvers across the parking lot.  Police caught up with him in the bathroom.

Police tell us the suspect was on probation for another crime.

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