ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars for reportedly stealing a fourth time as well as evading Odessa police.
Authorities say officers were flagged down by a customer Monday night in reference to a theft at the 7-Eleven at the intersection of 10th St. and Grant Ave.
The customer told police a man had just stolen merchandise from the store.
Officers then saw the suspect walking in the alley behind the store.
The suspect, identified as George Rodriguez-Blanco, 37, started to run after he was told by police to stop.
Rodriguez-Blanco was later found hiding underneath a truck.
Police say investigation revealed that Rodriguez-Blanco had three prior theft convictions.
Rodriguez-Blanco was arrested and charged with theft of property with at least two prior conviction and evading arrest or detention.