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Know where the man accused of trying to rob a Girl Scout is hiding? Tacoma police need help

Roman Anthony Mira was accused of trying to rob a Girl Scout selling cookies outside a Tacoma grocery store on March 10, 2018.
Roman Anthony Mira was accused of trying to rob a Girl Scout selling cookies outside a Tacoma grocery store on March 10, 2018. Tacoma Police Department

Police have identified one of the men who tried to rob a Girl Scout selling cookies outside a Tacoma grocery store, and are asking for the public’s help in finding him.

Roman Anthony Mira, 23, is no longer believed to be in the area. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Mira and another man allegedly approached a 10-year-old girl and her mother about 6:20 p.m. March 10 as they sold cookies outside a Fred Meyer store in the 7200 block of Pacific Avenue South.

Mira asked if they had change for a $100 bill, then lifted his sweatshirt and implied he had a gun, police said.

The mother delayed handing over money, and the two would-be robbers walked away.

No one was injured, but 10-year-old Haliyah DuBois was shaken up. She returned to the scene of the crime within days to continue selling cookies.

Mira is described as a white male, 5-feet-4 and 135 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. His accomplice has not been identified.

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Two men approached a Girl Scout and her mother while they were selling cookies outside a Tacoma grocery store March 10, 2018, and tried to rob them. Tacoma Police Department

Anyone with information on Mira's whereabouts is asked to call 911.

A 10-year-old Girl Scout who was nearly robbed while selling cookies outside a Fred Meyer store in Tacoma returns to set up her cookie stand.

Stacia Glenn; 253-597-8653
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