Macy’s Theft Suspect Admits To Being Man In Surveillance Photos

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4)– Police said a man wanted in an attack on a Macy’s store employee has turned himself in.

Police said Tyler Nelson told officers he was the one pictured in surveillance photos from the Macy’s store at Flatiron Crossing.

Nelson, 20, and a woman entered the Macy’s store at 11 W. Flatiron Crossing Drive on April 22 where they were observed by loss prevention stealing merchandise.

(credit: Broomfield Police)

(credit: Broomfield Police)

When the loss prevention employees tried to stop Nelson he allegedly assaulted one of them and ran through the store through the south doors that led to the parking lot. Nelson and the woman left together in an older model 4-door red BMW.

(credit: Broomfield Police)

(credit: Broomfield Police)

Nelson is being held in the Broomfield County Jail on $5,000 bond for three charges including robbery, theft and third degree assault.

The woman in the photos has not been identified.

Police in Broomfield are searching for a man and woman wanted for stealing from Macy's at Flatiron Crossing (credit: Broomfield Police)

Police in Broomfield are searching for a man and woman wanted for stealing from Macy’s at Flatiron Crossing (credit: Broomfield Police)

The woman is described as white, 20-25 years old, weighing about 140 pounds and appears to be slightly shorter than the male suspect.

She has dark hair worn up off her neck and was wearing polka-dot dress or shorts with white sandals. She has one distinguishing characteristic– protruding top teeth.

Anyone with any information about the woman is asked to call Detective Mayer at 303-464-5750 or the Broomfield Police Department at 303-438-6400 with any information.


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