A man was arrested in Billings Friday night after he allegedly stole from a Heights convenience store, threatened an employee, then fled police.
Billings Police Sgt. Clyde Reid said in a tweet that the suspect stole several items from the Holiday Store at 1020 Main St., then tried to run over an employee in the parking lot.
He was pursued by Billings police, Montana Highway Patrol and Yellowstone County deputies, according to Reid.
His tires were punctured by a spike strip placed by state troopers, and he was caught near the intersection of 13th Street West and Grand Avenue following a foot chase, according to Reid.
Robbery 225398 1020 Main 1740 hrs male susp stole several items then tried to run emply over in parking lot. Susp was pursued by BPD and assisted by MHP@YCSO Susp's tires were spiked by MHP Susp attp to run on ft after abandoning veh but was caught near 13th and Grand. Sgt. Reid— BillingsPD (@BillingsPD) April 23, 2022