Man busted trying to take items from off-duty cop Published: July 10, 2013

LAWTON -- A Texas man landed in jail after trying to steal items from someone trying to help him.

KSWO Channel 7, Lawton-Wichita Falls, reports that the officer, from Cement, noticed the man and a female passenger stopped along Interstate 44.

The officer, who was riding his motorcycle, was told the couple were out of gas and needed help.

When the officer went for gas and returned, he noticed a laptop and some prescription medicine missing from a backpack he had left at the scene.

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