Fight breaks out at Walmart when customer takes down ‘drunk shoplifter who hit a parked car’ before entering shop
- The wild videos start when an employee seen in the store’s signature blue vest tries to stop him from leaving a store in Federal Way, Washington
- He asks the worker to ‘back up’ as he approaches the exit and carries an unknown object
- ‘You have to put it down before I knock you out,’ says another customer in a white shirt to the drunken man
- Police Chief Kurt Schwan told KCPQ that the incident only started in the parking lot when the drunk man allegedly drove into a parked car
- He then strolled randomly into the store without acknowledging the wreck
An intoxicated Walmart store thief in Washington State who allegedly hit a parked car before entering the store, was caught on video and beaten to the ground after another customer confronted him.
Troy K. Robinson, 29, was later booked for a DUI, hit and run, and attempted third-degree theft, Federal Way Police Commander Kurt Schwan told DailyMail.com.
The wild video footage starts when an employee seen in the signature blue Walmart vest tries to stop the unmasked Robinson from leaving the store.
Robinson, wearing a dark top, tells the worker to ‘back up’ as he approaches the exit and carries an unknown object.
‘You have to put it down before I knock you out,’ says another customer in a white shirt to the drunken Robinson.
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A customer, in white, approached a man in theft and ordered him to drop the goods. When the drunk man was about to pick it up, the other customer kicked it out of his hands
Employees are heard shouting at the men to ‘stop the fight’ while the customer pounds the drunk man who was later identified as Troy K. Robinson.
Another customer went to pick up the item that the drunken man was supposed to have lifted in the store after it was kicked out of his hands
The drunken man tries to turn towards the other customer, but is quickly led to the ground
The alleged shoplifter was arrested on several charges after leaving the store
Robinson releases what he is carrying while the two lift their fists and begin to circle around each other.
Before the battles start, Robinson picks up the items he was trying to steal – which the other customer kicks out of his hands.
Employees are heard shouting at the men to ‘stop the fight’ while the customer beats the drunken man – who tries to turn towards him, but is quickly taken to the ground.
A security guard in the store then knocks for the other customer to leave Robinson.
A security guard in the store then knocks for the other customer to get off the man who then moves out
The security guard then makes sure that both men are well after the Walmart fights
Commander Schwan told DailyMail.com that the incident first started in the parking lot when the drunk man allegedly drove into a parked car, but accidentally strolled into the store without acknowledging that the wreck happened.
Officers were dispatched to meet and run in the parking lot around 3 p.m. Tuesday.
“Further investigation revealed that Robinson had entered the business and was trying to lift a store elevator when he was confronted with store employees,” Schwan said.
‘Robinson is said to have threatened to attack anyone who touched him, and that was when a 21-year-old member of the community went in and confronted Robinson.
Robinson walked outside the store and was immediately arrested by police who were waiting for him.
“When officers arrived, they located Robinson in the parking lot and arrested him,” Schwan said.
The 21-year-old buyer who had fought with the drunk man received a cut in his hand that required medical attention, police said.