• Woman dressed as Walmart worker tries to rob employee in Poinciana


    OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. - A woman dressed in a Walmart uniform in an attempt to rob an employee at a Poinciana Walmart earlier this month, according to Osceola County deputies.
    Investigators said the woman's uniform included an authentic-looking name tag, and they have surveillance video of her, but they have not yet been able to find the woman.
    A worker at the Walmart Supercenter can be seen on surveillance video talking with the woman, who was standing on the other side of a counter.
    According to deputies, as the women talked, the woman opened up her handbag and revealed a gun inside.
    "At that point, the employee screamed and the suspect fled and we are currently looking for the suspect at this time," said Twis Lizasuain with the sheriff's office.
    Surveillance cameras in the parking lot caught the woman leaving in a black, four-door car, but surveillance cameras did not catch the attempted robbery in progress. Investigators said it happened just out of sight of the cameras near the store's money center.
    Deputies think the woman wanted to steal cash the employee was counting.
    Deputies don't know if the woman ever worked for Walmart. The name tag on the uniform she wore had the name Rena.
    Anyone with information is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff's Office at 407-348-2222 or CrimeLine at 800-423-TIPS (8477).

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