Walmart thieves switched pricetags on expensive items, fled from Pasco store

Image via Pasco Police Department, Facebook

PASCO, Wash. — Do you have any information about the people pictured above? Pasco police officials say they stole several items from the Walmart Supercenter and fled in a grey car.

According to a social media post from the Pasco Police Department, officers were informed of the crime at 8:27 p.m. PST on October 7, 2022. Two suspects who were caught on a blurry security camera were accused of stealing from the superstore and fleeing the scene before the officer could respond.

In speaking with witnesses and employees, the Pasco police officer learned that the suspects allegedly brought expensive items to the self-checkout register and swapped the tags with less expensive items worth only a few dollars.

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They left the scene just before cops arrived in a dark grey sedan. It’s identifiable by its black front wheel on the passenger’s side and three silver wheels.

Do you have any information that could help with this investigation? You’re urged to call the Pasco Police Department’s non-emergency line at 509-628-0333 and cite Case No. 22-053154 so your call can be properly categorized.

The lead officer who posted this to social media had a field day with their post, taking readers and community members on a journey through his perspective with a silly account of the crime and more than 20 hashtags to match.

This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up may be issued once further details are revealed.


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