Puyallup police looking for man who stole gun from store

Staff writerMay 6, 2014 

Surveillance images of a man who stole a handgun from a Fred Meyer store in Puyallup May 1, 2014.

COURTESY OF THE PUYALLUP POLICE DEPARTMENT

Puyallup police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who stole a handgun from a Fred Meyer store Thursday.

The man broke into the glass display case and took the gun before fleeing on a mountain bike. KIRO-TV reported that the theft happened at the downtown Fred Meyer store, at 1100 N. Meridian.

He is described as white and in his 20s, with collar length shaggy brown hair and a beard. The thief was wearing a gray shirt, black shorts, tan skater-style shoes with white laces and white soles and carrying a red and black backpack with a white logo at the top.

Anyone with information on the suspected thief is asked to call detective Mike Lusk at 253-841-5521.

The News Tribune is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service