Officer Elane Cochran arrived on scene and observed a male subject that matched the description of the suspect exiting the store. Officer Cochran attempted to detain the suspect, identified as Kenneth Wilson, 31, of New Boston Texas. Wilson struck Officer Cochran. An off-duty Texarkana Arkansas Police Officer observed the incident and helped Officer Cochran subdue Wilson.
Wilson was arrested for Theft with 2 or more previous convictions, Assault on a Public Servant and Possession of Marijuana. Anyone with information on this incident or any other is asked to contact the Texarkana, Texas Police Department at 903-798-3116 or CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP (7867).