San Benito man charged with theft and child endangerment

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A San Benito man is under arrest after shoplifting from an H-E-B and trying to outrun the police with seven children inside his vehicle.

According to police, 27 year old Ashley Daniel Perez shop lifted from the H-E-B located in the one thousand block of west business 77. Witnesses saw Perez leave in a white dodge Durango which officers spotted driving at a high speed right around the corner.

After a short pursuit, Perez was stopped and he was found with seven children of ages ranging from 11 years to months old inside the vehicle.

Perez is charged with child endangerment, evading arrest, and  theft, his bond is set at one hundred thousand dollars.

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