Deputies looking for robbers of Spanaway Walmart they say shoved, injured pregnant woman and other customers

Staff writerSeptember 17, 2013 

Pierce County Sheriff's deputies are asking the public to help identify two men they say robbed a Spanaway Walmart last month, shoving and injuring a pregnant woman and other customers in the process.

The men entered the store at 11:55 a.m. Aug. 7 at 20307 Mountain Highway E., took several hardware items from the shelves, put them into a shopping bag and tried to return the merchandise for cash, according to Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers.

Store security confronted the pair, and the men ran from the building, pushing and injuring customers as they went, one of whom was pregnant, Crime Stoppers said.

One of the suspects is described as a white man in his 40s, 5 feet 10, with a heavy build.

The other is described as a white man in his 40s, 5 feet 5, with a medium build, long hair and eyeglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959. Tips are anonymous and can lead to a reward.


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