Man posing as policeman robs mall shopper

Sunnyside police are still investigating a robbery that occurred at the Mid Valley Mall, 2010 Yakima Valley Highway, late Sunday morning.

Mall security reported that a man dressed all in black, posing as a police officer, approached the victim and took his wallet.

Police don't have any suspects at this time.

Sunnyside police are also investigating two auto thefts in the Sunnyside area. A silver 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee was taken from the 100 block of West Park-land late Thursday night. Also reported stolen was a vehicle from the 600 block of Victory Way. The car, which was not described in the most recent police report, was taken last Friday afternoon.

Police are also investigating the report of a burglary at North Avenue Market, 701 North Avenue. The report was called in early Friday morning when the manager arrived to find the glass in the front door broken. It is unknown if anything was missing from the business.

A report of a stolen stereo in the 1500 block of Federal Way was also taken Friday. The stereo was taken from a 1988 Dodge pickup truck.

. Melissa Dekker can be contacted at (509) 837-4500, or e-mail


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