Shoplifting Suspect Pulls Gun and Runs

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An Escambia County man in Florida is charged with pointing a firearm at a Walmart employee and fleeing, according to a report from the sheriff’s office. Deputies responded to the Walmart on Mobile Highway on October 21, 2017.

A loss prevention officer told deputies Teddy Robinson, Jr. went into the bathrooms at the front of the store and concealed a BB gun on his person, the report says. The report states he grabbed a bunch of Walmart bags at an empty register before bagging up items in the ladies’ wear area.

The loss prevention officer confronted Robinson when he passed all points of sale and tried to leave, according to the report. The report says Robinson pulled out the gun and pointed it at the loss prevention officer, who wasn’t sure if it was the BB gun or a real firearm. Robinson left the items at the store and fled in a dark blue Chevy Tahoe, heading north on Mobile Highway, the report states. Another deputy saw Robinson… WEARTV3 News

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