Police catch man who fled from Checkers

WICHITA — Police chased down and arrested a 44-year-old man who had pulled out a box knife and swung it at three to four people in a Checkers store office after he tried to shoplift, police said today.

The incident occurred around 11:15 a.m. today at the Checkers at 1915 E. Pawnee, a police report said.

No one was injured.

Police arrested the man after someone tackled him and he fled from the store.