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Police looking for man who stole money from victim, then beat him up outside

Posted at 12:15 PM, Nov 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-30 12:15:15-05

LARGO, Fla. -- Largo Police officers are looking for a man accused of stealing from a Walmart customer, then battering him after being chased outside.

At about 4:49 p.m. on Tuesday, the victim was cashing his paycheck at the customer service area inside the Walmart at 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. 




As he was being given his money, an unidentified man who was loitering behind the victim, stole the money off the counter and ran out of the store.

The victim chased him outside the store where he was then battered by the thief before he left the scene in a white van.




The thief is described as a white man with a beard, wearing a dark colored t-shirt and green pants.

There was a woman with him who left the store prior to the robbery. She had blond hair and was wearing all black clothing.

There were several witnesses to battery outside the store.

Anyone with information is asked to call Largo Police Department.