Two girls attack Walmart security guard, try to get away on WeGo bus: police

Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 6:06 PM CST
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A retired off-duty officer working security at a Walmart on Dickerson Pike was allegedly assaulted by two 13-year-old girls who were accused of stealing from the store.

On Wednesday afternoon, the two girls were leaving Walmart with stolen merchandise when the security guard confronted them. They hit the man a couple of times before running away to the parking lot, according to police.

The girls tried to get away on a WeGo bus at the Walmart’s bus stop while police were called.

Police searched for the suspects and were able to find them on the bus. The girls were taken into custody and are being questioned by police.

Officials said the security guard wasn’t seriously injured.