Missing man arrested in Target

A man who had been reported missing was located Monday when he was arrested for attempted shoplifting at Target in Kahului, police said.

Thomas Gatlin III, 36, of Wailuku was charged with second-degree robbery, second-degree assault against a police officer and resisting arrest. His bail was set at $5,400.

Police were called to the store shortly before 4 p.m. after a loss-prevention officer tried to stop Gatlin outside the store, police said.

After officers located him nearby, Gatlin fought with officers, police said.

Gatlin had been reported missing March 17 after Mainland relatives reported last hearing from him in December.

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