1 arrested for Decatur Walmart robbery

1 arrested for Decatur Walmart robbery

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Decatur police arrested one man after he attempted to rob Walmart and ended up getting into a fight with Walmart staff.

Police say Walmart Loss Prevention employees noticed a man trying to leave the store without paying for items.

When the employees attempted to stop him a fight broke out with the man trying to get away. When police arrived, 5 Walmart employees were trying to get the man into custody.

Police say one of the employees was bitten by the suspect and a total of three employees received bruises or abrasions during the struggle.

Anthony Tyler Marvel was charged with robbery in the third degree.

Marvel is also charged with two counts of failure to appear on youthful offender charges.

Police say,Community Corrections had an active warrant for Marvel's arrest for other charges in his past.

His bond for the robbery was set at $2,500 and he had bonds totaling $1,500 for the municipal court of Decatur.

Police say, once Marvel satisfies those bonds, he will be transferred to the Morgan Co. Jail.

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