This is told as a joke -- and a lame one at that -- no need to make a literary production out of it. The translation should show the narrative style of joke telling and avoid sounding stiff and wordy. Tumu's version is good.
A man was running down a long alley chased by another. "Stop him!", yelled the second man. Hearing the call, a patrolman rushed over; quickly nabbed the man bolting out of the alley, threw him to the ground without a word, and turned to the other, "What happened? Did he..."
The second man gasped, "He, he won the lottery and didn't treat."