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Man Assaults Officer While Trying to Steal from Kennewick Walmart

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KENNEWICK, WA. - Kennewick police needs your help finding a man they say assaulted an officer while trying to steal store merchandise.

Officers say on October 17th the suspect was trying to steal items from the Walmart in Kennewick when a Loss Prevention Officer approached him. The suspect then hit the officer on the neck, dropped the merchandise, and ran away.

Anyone with information can call CrimeStoppers at 586-TIPS or 1-800-222-TIPS.