Suspected Boaz Thief Hit by Car Fleeing

In Boaz a suspected thief was hit by a car trying to run away Friday. Police say the man stole something at the 256 Customs on Highwayt 431 South and then tried to get away by hitchhiking, but the man who picked him up had seen what happened and turned around and delivered the thief right back to the business, whereupon he jumped out of the car and tried to run across Highway 431 and was hit by traffic. He was flown to Huntsville hospital.