Police look for robbery suspect who pulled gun on loss prevention officer

Posted at 1:28 PM, Jul 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-12 15:56:14-04

Police are looking for a robbery suspect who pulled a gun on a Wal-Mart loss protection officer in Springfield Township Monday evening.

Photographs of the suspect were posted on Facebook and released to

Authorities say the unidentified man found a receipt for diapers in the parking lot of the Springfield Township Wal-Mart. He then went inside the store around 7:45 p.m., grabbed a box of the diapers listed and returned it.

A loss prevention officer noticed what was happening and was escorting the man to the back office when the suspect pulled a silver revolver from his waistband and pointed it the worker's face.

He then got into a late-90's or mid-2000 silver Ford F-150 extended cab truck and fled. 

The truck was missing black molding on one side and there was a blue tarp in the truck bed. 

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call Springfield Township police at 330-784-1609 or Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward up to $2,000 for details leading to gunman.