Thieves caught red-handed stealing merchandise

Three people were caught red-handed allegedly stealing merchandise at an Edinburg TJ Max this afternoon.

It happened at the store located on Trenton Road near Expressway 281 just after 2 p.m.

The stores security officer detained two women for stealing and called police.

The third suspect was already in his car when Edinburg police officers arrived, he then led police on a pursuit south on Highway 281.

He finally pulled over at the intersection of Dicker and Cage and was taken into custody after a brief struggle.

Inside the man TMs car officers found a 2 year-old girl and trash bags full of stolen merchandise.

All three suspects are facing theft, and resisting arrest charges.

The man is also facing an evading arrest in a vehicle charge and child endangerment.

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