SALEM, N.H. — Police apprehended a local man yesterday wanted in connection with stealing baby formula earlier this week.

Police received a tip around noon that Daniel Bird, 39, of Salem was possibly at the Icenter on Route 38. Officer Dan Nelson spotted Bird in the parking lot there.

As Nelson stepped out of his police cruiser, Bird fled on foot across Route 38. Several officers responded to

the area and Bird was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit.

He was transported to the Salem police station, where he was charged with felony shoplifting, resisting arrest and other charges.

Police said Bird stole baby formula from the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 142 Main St. on Monday, and did a similar heist the day before.

His bail was set at $5,000 cash.

He will be arraigned in Salem District Court on Tuesday.

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