Walmart shoplifting incident turns dangerous when suspect pulls out gun

No one was injured in the incident.

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Police say a minor shoplifting incident took a dangerous and unexpected turn when the suspect pulled a gun on store security employees.

Police body camera video showed his arrest just moments later.

Police said Anthony Robinson stole a phone case from a Walmart in Duluth.

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When officers responded to a report of shots along Pleasant Hill Road, they said they had no idea what they would encounter.

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“We didn't know if he was going to use it on us or what not,” said officer Ted Sadowki. “It's a dangerous situation, especially when you bring a gun into any type of situation.”

Robinson is facing charges of shoplifting and reckless conduct. He’s currently out of jail on bond.