Texas shoplifting suspect allegedly threatens Target employees with switchblade when confronted

Posted 114 days ago


An accused shoplifter in El Paso, Texas, allegedly pulled out a switchblade and threatened store employees when confronted over the suspected theft.

Police say a man on a scooter entered a Target store at Bassett Mall on Jan. 15, placed the scooter in a shopping cart and began to grab various items in the store. Store security employees noticed he was placing items inside a backpack prior to walking toward an exit, according to a press release about the incident.

When the man was confronted by store employees, he allegedly pulled out a switchblade and threatened them.

The suspect then took off on a black scooter with various electronic items.... (Read more)