A Junction¿City man was arrested Friday for second-degree robbery after allegedly hitting a Walmart security guard who tried to detain him for shoplifting, Danville Police Chief Tony¿Gray said.
David A. Price, 32, allegedly tried to steal a Blu-Ray player and was stopped by a Wal Mart security guard, according to Gray. Price allegedly struck the employee and ran away from the scene. Witnesses saw Price enter a white convertible with a black top.¿A Danville police officer saw a vehicle matching that description and stopped it on South Town Drive near Daniel¿Drive. The Wal Mart employee identified Price and Danville police arrested him for second-degree robbery.
Price was lodged at the Boyle County Detention¿Center under a $10,000 cash-only bond.