Police: Cowboys RB Randle arrested on theft charge


DALLAS (AP) – Police in suburban Dallas say Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been arrested after taking underwear and cologne from a mall department store without paying.

Frisco Police Sgt. Brad Merritt says Randle is charged with Class B misdemeanor theft. He was detained Monday evening by store security before being arrested and booked into the Frisco city jail. Merritt says Randle posted bond early Tuesday.

The Cowboys did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Randle, 22, is a second-year pro out of Oklahoma State. Randle’s player page on the Cowboys website shows he had 54 carries for 164 yards and two touchdowns last season. So far this season he has 16 carries for 113 yards as a backup to league-leading rusher DeMarco Murray.