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Man tries to steal buggy full of electronics at Walmart

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:

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.