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EPD: Security guard assaulted at Walmart following attempted shoplifting

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EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is searching for a man they say assaulted a security guard at Walmart.

EPD officials say it happened Thursday night around 6 p.m., when a security guard caught a man attempting to shoplift a diaper bag.  According to police, when the security guard tried to detain the suspect, the man assaulted him, and fled into the nearby green belt area.  Police say the suspect is 6’2” white male who is 220 pounds. 

If you have any information, you’re asked to call the Eureka Police Department at 441-4060.