Bystanders help subdue shoplifting suspect

WICHITA, Kan. - Bystanders helped a Wichita officer get a shoplifting suspect into custody. 

The officer tried to arrest the suspect Sunday afternoon, at the 47th and Broadway Dillon's. Police say the suspect started fighting with the officer, and tried to take their gun at one point. Bystanders, including store employees, helped the officer get the suspect under control. 

The 23-year-old man was booked for shoplifting and battery of a law enforcement officer. 

There minor injuries to the officer's hand after the struggle. 

The Wichita Police Department is thanking the people who stepped in to help out. 

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