PUYALLUP, WA – (03-13-19) – Police search for man responsible for 3 assaults and robbery in two adult store cases. The first incident was a robbery that took place Friday, March 8. The second robbery and sexual assault of an employee, took place in Tacoma last Monday, March 11.

Surveillance video released by police shows a masked man accosting a female employee near closing time at the Lovers adult store. The surveillance video shows the suspect with his hands on an employee.

He walks her through the store while being  followed by a second employee.  Police say the robbery suspect stole cash and merchandise.

Puyallup Police say they have increased patrols around the shopping district following Friday night’s robbery.

Tacoma police said the second case took place last Monday morning at the Castle Superstore located at 6015 Tacoma Mall Blvd. Police believe the same suspect in the Lovers adult store case is the same man in the Lovers case.

In the Castle Megastore incident, the suspect assaulted a male employee at closing time and sexually assaulting a female employee.

Help Catch this man before more adult store robberies, employee are assaulted

Tacoma police described the suspect as a heavy-set black man wearing all black clothing and being around six feet tall.

Anyone with information on this case are asked to call Tacoma Police at 1+263-798-4721. Puyallup police can be contacted at 1+253-841-5415.

Article by: Andy Powell, Staff Writer

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