Shoplifting suspect barricades self inside Cape Girardeau restaurant bathroom

Monday, June 28, 2010
Cape Girardeau police officers take a shoplifting subject into custody Monday, June 28, 2010 after the subject barricaded himself in the bathroom at Long John Silver's in Cape Girardeau Monday afternoon. (Laura Simon)

Cape Girardeau police were called to Long John Silver's restaurant on Kingshighway on Monday afternoon after a man locked himself in a bathroom there.

Police at the scene said the man was a shoplifting suspect at Kmart who ran from the department store into the nearby fast-food restaurant.

Police were eventually able to arrest the suspect.

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