Crime headlines: Shoplifter aggravated assault; Fence climber injuries; Marijuana seized

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tucson police are looking for two shoplifters who hit a south side Walmart and threatened an employee who tried to stop them.

Police say a Hispanic man and white woman were stuffing items into her purse, and made a break for the door.

The man pulled a gun when a security guard confronted them.

The woman might be pregnant.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.


NOGALES, Ariz. -- The taller border fence in downtown Nogales appears to be making things tougher for illegal immigrants.

Nogales police say several recent crossing attempts have ended in injuries, including a least two broken legs resulting from falls.

A four-month, $11.6 million project replaced the old 10-foot-tall fence with an improved barrier that ranges from 23 to 30 feet in height topped by 5-feet of metal sheeting designed to discourage climbers.

The Border Patrol insists it holds no responsibility for people who get hurt climbing the fence.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- A big haul for Border Patrol as they snatched $2.1 million worth of pot in four incidents.

The biggest bust came when an abandoned truck was found with 103 bundles of marijuana inside.

All told, the drugs weighed 4300 pounds.