NICEVILLE — A 38-year-old suspected getaway driver with a suspended license was arrested after he fled on foot from police.
According to the Niceville Police Department arrest report, the man was the getaway driver for a retail shoplifting crime earlier in the day. A police officer instructed him several times to park his car, but he said he wasn’t involved and was only trying to move his car from the officer’s path of travel.
He eventually parked the car, but then fled on foot across State Road 20 and ran into the woods.
He was eventually apprehended. The man had a suspended driver’s license and an active warrant out of the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office for violation of probation.
He was charged with driving with a suspended license and resisting an officer without violence.