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PHOENIX -- A man accused of committing numerous thefts at Valley Walmarts has been arrested.

Michael Lopez, 41, was arrested at a San Tan Valley Walmart by the Pinal County Sheriff's Office on April 25. An Asset Protection Agent recognized Lopez and called authorities.

When a PCSO deputy arrived, Lopez was appearing to flee with over $740 in a shopping cart. He was chased on foot and apprehended without incident.

While in custody, Lopez admitted to all allegations and previous thefts from the surrounding area Walmarts, according to a press release.

Lopez has 14 prior thefts from various Valley Walmarts. He has been incarcerated previously on theft and shoplifting charges.

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