LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - Lexington Police arrested a shoplifting suspect with the help of a soon-to-be state house lawmaker.
Police said Robert Jonathan Benton fled a Kohl's store located on Sunset Boulevard after being accused of shoplifting. A short time later, officers were able to track him to the Hope Ferry Subdivision where a woman said her husband had the suspect pinned down.
Police identified the man who held Benton as Representative Chris Wooten. Investigators said Wooten detained Benton until officers made their arrest.