A man stole some items from a Walmart store in Red Bluff, California. When he was confronted by store employees, he threatened them with a handgun and fled.
He and a female accomplice were later arrested with the stolen items in their car, along with drug paraphenalia, and the handgun, which turned out to be a realistic-looking pellet gun.
From an article:
Around 8:48 a.m. Red Bluff Police officers were called to Walmart for a reported theft in progress, according to a department press release.
Upon arrival officers located the suspect's vehicle leaving the area behind Big 5 Sporting Goods.
Officers conducted a high risk stop of the vehicle with the assistance of K-9 unit Many and detained Aaron William Ashby and Ana Renee Spangle.
The investigation revealed that Ashby had stolen items from Walmart.
When he was confronted by a store employee, Ashby displayed a firearm arm, later determined to be a pellet gun.
Ashby fled the area to a vehicle, being driven by Spangle, waiting for him behind Big 5 Sporting Goods.
Officers located the stolen Walmart property inside the vehicle as well as a glass methamphetamine pipe on Spangle.Walmart. Save money. Die faster.