Logan Heights shoplifting suspect pulls gun on grocery store security guards

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Police were on the lookout Wednesday for the man who pulled a gun on security guards at a Logan Heights grocery store as they tried to bust him for shoplifting, a police officer said.

Loss prevention officers at the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 2121 Imperial Avenue spotted the suspect as he took items from the store at about 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, San Diego police Officer Dan Lasher said.

The security officers confronted the suspect outside the store, but he drew a handgun and ran off, Lasher said.

Police described the suspect as Hispanic, about 25 years old, 5 feet 11 and thin. He was wearing a blue shirt and khaki shorts.

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