Clifton Park man arrested for allegedly trying to steal alcohol, resisting arrest

ATHENS, NY (NEWS10) – A Clifton Park man is in jail Saturday morning accused of trying to steal and then resisting arrest.

Police said David Pruiksma went into a Stewarts in Athens and tried to take alcohol without paying.

When a State Trooper arrives on scene, the 29-year-old allegedly took out a knife and ran off.

When the Trooper caught up with him, they said he resisted arrest and two passer-bys helped the trooper take him into custody.

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