CAPTURED: Tacoma Police arrest suspect accused in attempted robbery of Girl Scout selling cookies

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CAPTURED —  March 3, 2018

Girl Scout cookie attempted robbery suspect Roman Mira was located and arrested today by Tacoma Police Robbery Unit detectives with assistance from Thurston County Sheriff’s deputies. Police say a tip to Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County helped locate the 23-year-old who is charged with Attempted Robbery in the 2nd Degree.

TACOMA — Tacoma Police are asking for the public’s help to find a suspect accused of trying to rob a Girl Scout and her mother who were selling cookies at the Fred Meyer at 7250 Pacific Ave on March 10th.

Detectives say 23-year-old Roman Anthony Mira aka ‘Roman Mira has been identified as the primary suspect. Police say that’s him pictured on the right in the surveillance photos.  Officers have not been able to locate him and believe he may have left Tacoma.

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist has charged Mira with Attempted Robbery in the 2nd Degree and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Tacoma Girl Scout refuses to let attempted robbery stop cookie sales

Court documents show Mira told the victim, “Give me the money and you and your daughter won’t be hurt, no one will get hurt.”

“We’ve not been able to identify the second suspect yet so if people do recognize who Roman Mira may have been hanging out with from the photograph, please call in those tips,” said Officer Loretta Cool.  

Mira is 5’04”, 135 lbs with brown hair and eyes. There is no vehicle information and police have no address for him.

If you can tell officers where to find Roman Mira, call 911 or Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips at It is anonymous and there is a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to his arrest.

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