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Ulta Beauty shoplifter accused of pulling knife

Lafayette police have caught a shoplifter who is accused of pulling a knife on a customer.

Posted: Dec 3, 2018 6:20 AM
Updated: Dec 3, 2018 9:19 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police have caught a shoplifter who is accused of pulling a knife on a customer. It happened Sunday afternoon at Ulta Beauty on Creasy Lane.

A News 18 viewer sent us a video of the confrontation. 

The call came into LPD around 2:40 p.m. Sunday. Police said a store manager confronted the suspect, but then he ran. Another customer then grabbed the man by the arm to stop him. That's when police said the suspect pulled a knife on the customer.

LPD caught and arrested the man in the old Marsh parking lot nearby. Police recovered the stolen items. 

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