Walmart store security told Little Rock police that when they approached a possible shoplifter Saturday afternoon, the man said he had a gun and ran away, according to a police report.
Christopher Smith, 32, of Little Rock, was seen about 1 p.m. Saturday putting items in a backpack at the Walmart store on Baseline Road in Little Rock, according to the report. Afterward, Little Rock police officers located him a short distance away and arrested him.
Smith is accused of taking $340.88 worth of assorted electronics from the store.
He was charged with aggravated robbery and theft of property.