Update: EPD releases additional photos of attempted robbery at Walmart

Published 3:13 pm Wednesday, October 18, 2023

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The Elizabethton Police Department is soliciting the assistance of the public in identifying a suspect involved in an attempted robbery at the local Walmart store early afternoon on Sunday.

The incident occurred when the unidentified subject approached a Walmart employee and handed them a note, demanding the employee to open the cash register and place money into a Walmart bag. Despite the threat, the employee did not comply with the request, and no weapons were displayed during the interaction.

Subsequently, the subject seized the note and promptly exited the store.

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The Elizabethton Police Department is urging anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of this individual to come forward. You can contact Criminal Investigations at 423-542-6250 or submit an anonymous tip online via https://tip411.com/tips/elizabethtonpd/new?alert_id=86798. To provide information via text message, simply send “TIPEPD” followed by your tip to 847411.

Your cooperation is vital in helping authorities bring this case to a resolution.