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Mall officers chase, capture theft suspect

Posted August 1, 2010 12:43 p.m. EDT
Updated August 1, 2010 12:52 p.m. EDT

— Police officers from Crabtree Valley Mall arrested a Raleigh man on theft charges after a  chase Friday, according to arrest warrants filed Saturday.

Johnathan Halim, 17, of 525 Illeagnes Road, led officers through the mall, the parking lot and busy streets nearby before his capture.

The warrant for his arrest accuses Halim of stealing about $75 worth of merchandise – a wallet from Sears and some costume jewelery from Buckle. He faces charges of larceny, possession of stolen goods and resisting an officer, and was being held on $4,000 bond.