APD Apprehends Male Threatening Store Employees with BB Gun
Anchorage Police Department
December 24, 2013
Contact: Jennifer Castro
APD Public Information Officer
Subject: APD Apprehends Male Threatening Store Employees with BB Gun
At 9:39 a.m. APD Dispatch received a call reporting a male threatening employees with a gun at the Carrs Gambell store located at 1340 Gambell Street. It was reported that a male entered the store and was attempting to load merchandise in a bag he had brought in. A store clerk asked the male to use a cart and brought him a basket. The male brandished what appeared to be a gun at the store clerk. As the subject was leaving the store he was confronted by another clerk who recognized the male as trespassing. The male pulled his weapon out and pointed it at the clerk making verbal threats. The male left the store and within minutes police located the suspect down the street. Following officers’ commands, the suspect dropped the weapon which was determined to be a BB gun. Police were able to apprehend the suspect without incident.
The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Mandallo Shearrod. He has been charged with Theft in the Third Degree, Criminal Trespassing in the Second Degree, Assault in the Third Degree and Robbery in the First Degree.
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