July 15, 2019 – A man attempted to steal over $1,500 in merchandise from the Dunlap Walmart Friday, July 12, but fled when he was challenged by a store employee.
The store manager called police Friday afternoon to report the attempted theft, according to Lt. Randy Phillips of the Dunlap Police Department.
“A black male attempted to push out a shopping cart filled with televisions and several assorted electronics,” Lt. Phillips said today. “An employee asked to see a receipt for the items, and the man fled on foot, getting into a green Chevrolet SUV in the parking lot.”
The man is described as a middle-aged black male wearing a hat, glasses, and vest.
The long list of items in the buggy included:
- Three 32-inch Hisense TV's.
- A Roku stick.
- Two 22-inch VIZIO TV's.
- Three TV antennas.
- A PC game.
The suspect was gone when police arrived at the store. Anyone with information about this individual or this incident should contact the Dunlap Police Department at 423-949-3319.