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Wal-Mart thief leads authorities on weekend pursuit

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A Wyoming man caught stealing a 60" TV from the Scottsbluff Wal-Mart is facing a slew of charges after leading local authorities on a pursuit this weekend. 

Scottsbluff Police arrested 29-year-old Mark Lohman on Sunday night.

Court documents say that Wal-Mart reported that Lohman had just shoplifted a 60 inch Samsung television, and was heading eastbound.

An officer located Lohman's vehicle, and activated his emergency lights. Lohman increased his speed, and the pursuit was terminated because Lohman was endangering lives.

A citizen observed the vehicle on 8th Avenue, and the television was located in the trunk.

Further investigation revealed that Lohman is banned from all Wal-Marts, after getting caught shoplifting at Wal-Mart stores in Casper, Wyoming

Lohman is charged with Theft Shoplifting (over $500), Fleeing to Avoid Arrest, Trespassing, Possession of Marijuana, and No Operators license.

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