‘Cowboy’ lassos theft suspect in Oregon Walmart parking lot

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EAGLE POINT, Ore.– A town in southern Oregon experienced some old-fashioned cowboy justice Friday morning.

The Eagle Point Police Department posted photos on their Facebook page of a man on a horse who lassoed a would-be bicycle thief.

KOBI-TV reported a woman walked out of a Walmart store around 10 a.m. and saw a man take off with her bike. That’s when a man got his horse out of a trailer and began the chase. He successfully lassoed the man and waited for police to arrive.

The man was arrested for theft, the police department said. He was identified as Victorino Sanchez, according to KOBI-TV.

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