Yadira Chaves Cruz: Bellevue Police say she stole shoes -- then slashed security guard with knife

fred femaleWANTED IN SEATTLE — Bellevue Police are searching for a female fugitive accused of a violent getaway after trying to steal shoes from Fred Meyer. Detectives say Yadira Chaves Cruz pulled a knife on a Loss Prevention Officer and slashed the officer, cutting his arm. She took off 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, and has the photo to show it -- strapped with what definitely looks like a real gun. You also see the tattoo sleeve she was on her right arm. You can see it in her more recent photo as well, where she was blonde hair. Chavez Cruz is associated with various addresses in Tacoma and two vehicles: 2009 black Toyota Crew Cab trunk – possible plate EA B70659Y 2006 black Ford Mustang, – possible plate WA ALZ9325 She has brown eyes and brown hair with blonde highlights, 5’4″ tall and 125 pounds. Police say she has possible warrants out of Pierce County and is a suspect in other Fred Meyer thefts. That violent getaway she's accused of has her wanted for robbery and assault. If you know where she is,