NICEVILLE — A 40-year-old Crestview man accused of shoplifting 12 items a few days before Thanksgiving was charged with theft and resisting an officer after running away from the store.

The items totaled $199.74.

According to loss prevention experts at the Niceville Walmart, the man took 12 items and then went to the toy department, where he hid them all in a backpack, according to his Niceville Police Department arrest report.

He fled on foot for a quarter mile while being chased by officers.