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Shoplifter deploys bear spray, Colorado Walmart evacuated

Greeley, Colorado, store was evacuated after a shoplifter deployed bear spray against several employees. Workers had tried to detain a male shoplift but he allegedly assaulted the workers, spayed them with the bear spray and then fled in a vehicle. Emergency crews treated at least five people for exposure to bear spray.
1 month ago|Greeley, United States

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Greeley Walmart Evacuated After Shoplifter Deploys Bear Spray, Fights Off Employees

GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) — A Greeley Walmart was evacuated after several employees were doused in bear spray by a customer. Greeley Police say the suspect deployed a canister of bear spray at Walmart employees after they attempted to detain the man for shoplifting. The man was able to get away, leaving five employees in need of immediate medical attention.Greeley Police say the store, located at 920 47th Avenue, was evacuated as police searched the…

1 month ago|United States
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Shoplifter deploys bear spray, Colorado Walmart evacuated

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Walmart store in Colorado was evacuated after a shoplifter deployed bear spray against several employees, police said Sunday.

1 month ago|United States
KRDO
KRDO

Shoplifter deploys bear spray, Colorado Walmart evacuated

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities say a Walmart store was evacuated after a shoplifter deployed bear spray against several employees. Officers responded to the Greeley Walmart on Sunday afternoon after receiving multiple reports about bear spray being deployed. Workers had tried to detain a male shoplifter but he allegedly assaulted the workers, spayed them with the bear spray and then fled in a vehicle prior to police arrival. Emergenc…

1 month ago|
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Shoplifter deploys bear spray, Colorado Walmart evacuated - Local News 8

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities say a Walmart store was evacuated after a shoplifter deployed bear spray against several employees. Officers responded to the Greeley Walmart on Sunday afternoon after receiving multiple reports about bear spray being deployed. Workers had tried to detain a male shoplifter but he allegedly assaulted the workers, spayed them with the bear spray and then fled in a vehicle prior to police arrival. Emergenc…

1 month ago|
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Five people treated at Greeley Walmart after alleged shoplifter deployed bear spray to get away

What started out as a report of a man with a gun ended with several people treated for bear spray exposure Sunday in a Greeley Walmart.According to Greeley police, store employees tried to stop a shoplifter Sunday around 1:35 p.m. at the Walmart on 47th avenue when the man allegedly deployed bear spray to get away.Police said the suspect fled in a vehicle and the store was evacuated as a safety precaution. Greeley EMS treated 5 people for exposu…

1 month ago|Denver, United States
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Shoplifter deploys bear spray, Greeley Walmart evacuated

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities say a Walmart store was evacuated after a shoplifter deployed bear spray against several employees. Officers responded to the Greeley Walmart on Sunday afternoon after receiving multiple reports about bear spray being deployed. Officer shoots, kills suspect after crash in Westminster Workers had tried to detain a male shoplifter but he allegedly assaulted the workers, spayed them with the bear spra…

1 month ago|Denver, United States
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Greeley Walmart closed after alleged shoplifter uses bear spray on workers

An alleged shoplifter used bear spray to fend off employees at a Greeley Walmart on Sunday, prompting the evacuation of the store, according to a press release by Greeley police.Greeley firefighters and medics treated at least five people at the scene for exposure to the caustic spray, the release says. The shoplifter left the scene in a vehicle prior to the arrival of police.At 1:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Walmart at 920 47th Ave.…

1 month ago|
NBC Montana
NBC Montana

Shoplifter deploys bear spray, Colorado Walmart evacuated

Colorado authorities say a Walmart store was evacuated after a shoplifter deployed bear spray against several employees. Officers responded to the Greeley Wal-Mart Sunday afternoon after receiving multiple reports about bear spray being deployed. Workers had tried to detain a male shoplifter but he allegedly assaulted the workers, sprayed them with the bear spray and then fled in a vehicle prior to the arrival of police.

1 month ago|
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