Denver police try to identify thief who pepper sprayed Best Buy employees as he fled
Denver police are trying to identify this man accused of robbering a Best Buy store on Mexico Avenue and pepper spraying employees as he fled.
(Photo courtesy: Denver Police Department)
Last Updated: 64 days ago
DENVER - Police are trying to identify a man who shoplifted electronics from a Denver Best Buy and then pepper sprayed employees as he fled.
Police said employees spotted the man removing electronics equipment and then leaving the store without paying.
“As the suspect was fleeing the store, he sprayed the employees with pepper spray” before getting into the white truck and taking off, police said in a crime alert.
The theft happened on Saturday at the Best Buy Store at 4100 E. Mexico Ave.
Police released surveillance photos of the man carrying boxes and spraying employees as he headed for the door. They also shared a photo of the white pickup truck in which the man fled.
The suspect has gray or white hair and was wearing a black baseball cap, black leather jack, blue jeans and black running shoes.
A reward of up to $2,000 is available for information leading to the arrest and charging of those responsible for this crime.
Tipsters with information on the crime can anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or text 274637 (CRIMES), enter the title DMCS and your message.
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