Mesa police identify two suspects in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Posted at 5:28 PM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 22:56:36-04

Police have identified two suspects in connection with an armed robbery at Wal-Mart.

Officers responded just before 5 p.m. Thursday to the Wal-Mart near Baseline and Country Club Drive. Investigators learned two men walked into the store and were shoplifting.

Whe approached by security, police said they pulled a knife on the guard.

An undercover officer saw the vehicle the suspects were believed to be driving and stopped it.

The pair have been positively identified, according to a spokesman, though it was not immediately clear if they had been arrested or if charges were pending.

No injuries were reported in connection with the robbery.