- Associated Press - Monday, June 30, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Wilmington police arrested a man they say tried to retrieve 72 pounds of whole frozen chickens he stole from a delivery truck and hid at a daycare.

It happened about 10:45 a.m. Friday. Police say a man stole the frozen chickens from a truck making a delivery to Fresh Grocer on West 4th Street. Officers say the man hid the chickens at a daycare behind the grocery and fled.

Police gave the chickens back to the delivery driver.

Authorities say the man who stole the chickens returned to the daycare, but was confronted by an employee. Police say the man cut the employee on the back and hand with a knife.

The man was arrested after a foot chase.

Forty-nine-year-old Ronald Johnson of Wilmington is charged with assault and theft.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide