JCSO Needs Assistance Identifying This Suspect

UPDATE JULY 13:  The suspect has been identified and arrested by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.  Tips from JoCoReport viewers helped deputies identify the suspect. Additional details will be forthcoming.

JULY 10 – The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office has released an image of a suspect wanted by detectives for an incident at Walmart at 5141 Highway 42 West in the Cleveland community.

On June 30th, the suspect left Walmart without paying for $80.91 in merchandise. He was confronted in the parking lot by two female loss prevention officials. The suspect physically assaulted both Walmart employees causing minor injuries.  The man then left in a U-Haul van that was found wrecked and abandoned a short time later.

If you recognize this person you are asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000. Callers may remain anonymous.