Alleged Shoplifter Injured During Struggle with Security at Jewel-Osco on Vail Ave, Arlington Heights

Police at the scene the Jewel-Osco after an alleged shoplifting
Police at the scene at the Jewel-Osco after an alleged shoplifting.

Police and paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 3:50 p.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021 to a report that a shoplifter was injured in a struggle with store security at the Jewel-Osco, 122 North Vail Avenue in Arlington Heights.




The alleged shoplifter arrived on a bicycle and left in an ambulance after he resisted security personnel while he was stopped — accused of shoplifting. The injuries were initially believed to be minor.

Passers by wondered if the downtown Jewel-Osco had been robbed as police gathered evidence connected to the retail theft at the grocery store.




Police at the scene the Jewel-Osco after an alleged shoplifting
Police at the scene at the Jewel-Osco after an alleged shoplifting.

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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