A 40-year-old Mantua man was arrested and charged with theft after he tried to steal DVDs from Giant Eagle in Twinsburg and then run from the store.
Police arrested the man after he fled on foot at the intersection of East Aurora Road and Church Street.
In his possession were 11 DVDs he took from the store, according to the police report. The DVDS were collectively worth more than $303.
He was taken to Solon jail on a charge of petty theft.
The man's van was parked at Giant Eagle, and was impounded. Police found other DVDs and videogames in the car, but they did not come from Giant Eagle and the man claimed they belonged to family members.