SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say they are searching for two suspects accused of fatally dragging a pedestrian behind a U-Haul van while trying to escape from an alleged shoplifting incident.
News outlets report Suwannee police were called to a Walmart on Saturday night where witnesses said they saw the men shoplifting then running into the parking lot.
The agency said witnesses told investigators the suspects got into a U-Haul van with Arizona tags and hit a pedestrian.
Police said the victim was dragged into the street and was killed.
The victim wasn’t immediately identified. Officials asked anyone with information to contact authorities.