PALMDALE (CBS) — Investigators on Friday asked the public for help in finding a suspect who hit a Walmart greeter on the head with a bottle after being asked to show receipts while leaving the store.
The employee suffered serious injuries in the assault, which happened around 10:20 p.m. on May 28 at the Walmart near 47th Street and Avenue S, according to a statement from the sheriff’s Palmdale Station.READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Bautista Fire In Riverside County
The victim noticed the suspect walking out of the store with two bottles of liquor which had not been purchased and asked to see a receipt.READ MORE: LA County Reports 255 New Cases Of COVID-19, 9 More Deaths
The suspect responded by striking the employee with one of the bottles, causing lacerations and a possible head fracture, according to authorities.
Anyone with information about the suspect was urged to call sheriff’s detectives at (661) 272-2446.MORE NEWS: Coroner IDs Woman Found Dead Near Freeway In South Los Angeles
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