Suspect arrested after leaving shoe behind

Police say Copper and another man went into a Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Home Depot store on Tuesday, June, 24, 2014, and tried to take two bags of weed killer without paying. (AP Photo/Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, HO)
Police say Copper and another man went into a Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Home Depot store on Tuesday, June, 24, 2014, and tried to take two bags of weed killer without paying. (AP Photo/Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, HO)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (AP) — Police in South Florida say they arrested a man suspected of stealing weed killer after he left his shoe behind while running away.

Police in Palm Beach Gardens say 29-year-old Tyrell Copper and another man went into a Home Depot store Tuesday and tried to take two bags of weed killer without paying.

The Palm Beach Post reports someone attempted to stop the pair but Copper ran to a getaway car. Leaving one of his shoes behind.

Police spotted the car and pulled it over outside a Lowe’s store. When police asked the occupants to get out, they noticed Copper was missing his right Nike shoe, which matched the one left at the store.

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