UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:54am
WACO -- A Waco man is behind bars and his girlfriend on the run after a shoplifting turned into a police chase on Thursday. Police arrested 31-year-old Ricky Rodriguez at the Richland Mall.
They were called out after reports of shoplifting at the Express.
Police say Rodriguez's girlfriend made it to her car to escape police. However, when she backed up, police say it looked like she was trying to hit officers.
Officers chased the woman but had to stop due to safety concerns.
She is described as a 5'4" Hispanic woman, 250 pounds and driving a 2008 silver-green Pontiac GT.
Anyone with information is asked to please call police.