VIDEO: Suspected shoplifter makes dramatic jump from escalator in Ohio

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A man accused of shoplifting in Ohio makes a dramatic getaway by jumping from an escalator inside a busy mall. (KTRK)

A man accused of shoplifting at an Ohio mall made a dramatic jump from an escalator in an effort to evade capture by police.

Marcell Wallace is seen on surveillance camera video as he makes a split-second decision to leap from a moving escalator after he became cornered.

Officers attempted to capture him but he wound up falling head first off the moving staircase.

Wallace was not seriously injured, police say.

Officers arrested him and his sister for shoplifting.
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