Police said Yadira Dayana Chaves Cruz pulled a knife on a Loss Prevention Officer and slashed the officer, cutting his arm.
She fled Fred Meyer in a 4-door black Toyota pick-up truck.
Iafrante said Chavez Cruz was positively identified by the Loss Prevention Officer.
She is considered armed and dangerous.
Chavez Cruz is associated with various addresses in Tacoma and two vehicles, a 2009 black Toyota Crew Cab trunk – possible plate EA B70659Y and a 2006 black Ford Mustang, – possible plate WA ALZ9325, said Iafrante.
Chavez Cruz has brown eyes and brown hair with blonde highlights, 5’4″ tall and 125 pounds.
She has a large sleeve tattoo on upper right arm.
Chavez Cruz has possible warrants out of Pierce County and is a suspect in other Fred Meyer thefts.
She is wanted for robbery and assault.