News Nearby: MMA Fighter Slams Suspected Thief to Ground at Crestwood Schnucks
Jesse Finney, who is trained as a boxer and mixed martial arts fighter, stopped a shoplifter last week during a trip to the grocery store.
A man suspected of attempting to steal bottles of vodka from a Crestwood store was probably shocked when a professional kickboxer and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter had him on the floor fast enough to break one of the bottles hidden under his coat.
MMA fighter Jesse Finney said he went to Schnucks in Crestwood on Dec. 21 to pick up some chocolate for his pregnant wife. When he noticed a female employee running after a man, Finney subdued the suspected shoplifter until police arrived.