Metro police assist in shoplifting arrest at Madison Best Buy

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police were called to a Madison shopping center to help in the arrest of a shoplifting suspect.

It took place at the Best Buy at 2311 Gallatin Pike North near Old Navy and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

News 2 was told the suspect was confronted by a Best Buy security officer when an altercation took place. Metro police were then called for back-up.

Best Buy’s public relations said in a statement, ““We can confirm there was an attempted theft at our Gallatin Pike store today and our team is cooperating with local authorities on the incident.”

A neighboring business told News 2 the parking lot was full of Metro police and emergency vehicles.

News 2 is headed to the scene. Stay with WKRN.com for updates.