Around noon Tuesday, December 19th, Shelton Police were dispatched to the 100 block of E. Wallace Kneeland Boulevard in response to a robbery. A business owner reported that a male suspect was stealing merchandise from their store. When the business owner confronted the suspect, he pulled out a knife and threatened the owner. The suspect then fled towards a nearby bus stop.
Deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Shelton Police Department located the suspect less than a block away and the 22-year-old Shelton man was taken into custody without incident. The stolen merchandise and weapon were recovered.
The investigation continues as detectives are interviewing victims and witnesses.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Shelton Police Department at 360-426-4441.