Man arrested for skipping out on check at IHOP, stealing cash register

(Courtesy: Gallatin Police Department)

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Gallatin Police Department arrested one man in connection with skipping out on a check at IHOP and taking a register before fleeing the restaurant.

The incident occurred shortly before 1 p.m. Monday at the location on Nashville Pike in Gallatin.

According to witnesses, the men fled in a light blue SUV or van. They were last seen heading northbound on Highway 109.

Police initially identified the suspect as Chason Leach, who has active warrants for theft of property over $500 and theft of services under $500.

The department reported Leach was taken into custody early Wednesday morning.

Chason Leach (Courtesy: Gallatin Police Department)
Chason Leach (Courtesy: Gallatin Police Department)