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LEMMON VALLEY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - Reno Police say a man tried to stab Walmart security officers while they tried to stop him from shoplifting. It happened at about 4:47 Thursday afternoon at the Walmart at 250 Vista Knoll.
Walmart security officers tried to catch a shoplifter who had just stolen two laptop computers from the store. Police say a fight ensued, and the shoplifter got a large knife, and tried to stab both security officers.
When the security officers backed away from the shoplifter, he ran from the store and was last seen entering a large ravine west of the Walmart.
Responding officers from the Reno Police Department and the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office were unable to locate the suspect and he remains at large.
White Male Adult
approximately 50 years of age
5’10” to 6’-0” tall
200 lbs with gray hair
last seen wearing dark clothing
Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect(s) should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW