Police Blotter: Men Arrested After Videotaping in Walmart, Fighting Guards
Evergreen Park police said they arrested two men after they were seen videotaping in Walmart and fighting security guards.
After two men were caught videotaping inside Walmart and asked to leave by security, one of them challenged the guards to a fight while the other videotaped it, according to reports.
Evergreen Park police charged Robert E. Menzies Jr., 21, of Chicago, with two counts of battery and criminal trespass to property. Eric L. Wilson, 19, of Chicago, was also charged with criminal trespass to property, police said.
Just before 5 p.m. Jan. 16, police said the two men were seen videotaping by the entrance, and store security told them to stop and leave several times. Once Menzies got outside, he became belligerent, police said, and yelled at two Walmart employees. “He took off his shirt and challenged one of Walmart’s security agents to a fight,” police said. When police took Menzies into custody, he started swinging at officers while Wilson filmed the incident, according to reports.
According to reports, Wilson took off and ran into Sam’s Club next door. Police said they found and took him into custody. He was positively identified by Walmart witnesses, according to police.
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