Crime Stoppers offers $1,000 reward for info in Olympia Toys "R" Us robbery

Staff writerApril 15, 2014 

Thurston County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and charges filed in connection with Saturday's armed robbery of the Toys "R" Us in Olympia.

According to police, an armed man wearing a ski mask entered the store located in the 1000 block of Cooper Point Road, displayed a handgun and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash registers at the service desk.

Olympia police responded and attempted to track the suspect with K9 units, but lost the track in the area of the Capital Mall.

The suspect is described as a white male with a slim build who stands about five-feet, ten-inches tall. He is between 24 and 30-years-old, and was last seen wearing a black short-sleeve shirt with blue jeans.

There were no injuries during the broad daylight armed robbery, which occurred during a time when the store was filled with families and children.

Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to call Olympia police at 360-753-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Crime Stoppers tipsters never have to leave their name. The organization has paid out over $169,000 in rewards, according to a news release.

 

Jeremy Pawloski: 360-754-5445; jpawloski@theolympian.com

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