Updated: Waynesboro Police investigating suspicious Walmart incident
Update: Thursday, 3:59 p.m. The individual whom the Police Department needed to identify has been located. Detectives have already spoken with the 25 year old Waynesboro man.
In addition to February 23rd incident, the Police Department has been received calls from other individuals who saw the story and reported similar incidents of disturbing behavior by this man at other locations on different dates in Waynesboro and elsewhere. This incident is still under investigation.
Anyone else who experienced this individual’s inappropriate behavior is encouraged to call Sgt. Robert Luzader at the Waynesboro Police Department (540) 942-6684.
Original Post: Thursday, 11:56 a.m. The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance from the community to help identify an individual in a suspicious incident last week at Walmart. The individual is suspected of following a female shopper and exhibiting bizarre behavior.
On February 23, between approximately 7:15-7:45 p.m., the individual approached a female shopper and engaged her in a conversation and then began acting inappropriately and erratic. His behavior was disturbing enough to make the shopper feel very uneasy and tried to get away from the individual. However, he followed her into the clothing section and continued his bizarre behavior. The individual then left the store through the grocery side exit and left in a pick-up truck.
The individual’s description is as follows:
- Black Male
- Approximately 25-30 years old
- Approximately 5’7” to 5’10”
- Approximately 180 to 200 pounds
- Stocky build
- Mustache & stubbly beard
The individual’s vehicle is described as follows:
- Chevrolet extended cab truck
- 1500 series
- 1989-1998 series
- Green with aluminum/silver trim
- Had a piece of lumber sticking out of back with a gas can visible
Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Sergeant Robert Luzader with the Waynesboro Police Department at (540) 942-6684.