Butler Twp. Police investigating robbery at Walmart

Photo of the suspect provided by Butler Twp Police

BUTLER TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – Butler Township Police are investigating an alleged purse robbery after a woman called 911 Saturday morning.

Crews responded to the parking lot of the Walmart in the 3400 block of York Commons after the call came in around 3 a.m.

According to a news release, the victim says a suspect followed her out of the store and flashed what appeared to be a steak knife demanding her wallet.  When the victim refused the suspect came at her with the knife and grabbed the victim’s purse and fled across the parking lot to a waiting vehicle, according to a news release.

The vehicle is believed to be a 4 door GM product. It was possibly a Buick sedan that was dark green in color.

Anyone with information can contact the Butler Township Police Department at 937-890-3671 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP (7867).

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