On June 3 at approximately 5:30pm at the Walmart located at 1955 S. Stapley, the suspect selected a backpack, putting additional items in the backpack. He was able to conceal the items and passed all points of sale. Upon being confronted by loss prevention, the suspect assaulted the loss prevention employee and threw the backpack at him before running from the scene.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 30's, between 5'08"and 5'10" tall, 230- 250 pounds with short black hair.
If you have any information please contact Mesa Police at 480-644-2211, option 2 from the menu.