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Minnesota man arrested after grabbing woman in Walmart parking lot


This news story was published on July 17, 2015.
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Mason City Walmart, where police respond to hundreds of calls for service, but it's never a nuisance.

Mason City Walmart, where police respond to hundreds of calls for service, but it’s never a nuisance.

MASON CITY – A Minnesota man approached a woman as she was getting out of her van in the Mason City Walmart parking lot Friday afternoon and grabbed her, before being chased into the store and later arrested.

According to Mason City police, at about 1 PM Friday afternoon at Walmart on the city’s west side, officers responded to a distress call. Reportedly, a male suspect, 32-year-old Juan Jose Zamarripa of Faribault, Minnesota, approached a woman in the parking lot who was exiting her van. Zamarripa allegedly grabbed her arms and attempted to pull her from the van. A citizen witnessed the incident and confronted Zamarripa as this was happening, and Zamarripa ran into the Walmart store.

Police said the female victim was not injured in the assault. Officers entered the Walmart store and found Zamarripa. He resisted arrest but was soon taken into custody.

Zamarripa was charged with felony second degree robbery and interference with official acts. He is beingheld int he county jail.

Zamarripa, Juan Jose

Zamarripa, Juan Jose

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4 Responses to Minnesota man arrested after grabbing woman in Walmart parking lot

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 18, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    Handsome devil

  2. LVS Reply Report comment

    July 18, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    Ship him back along with the imports from Chitcago.

  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 18, 2015 at 10:57 am

    more illegals causing havoc. Stop calling police and start shooting,

  4. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 18, 2015 at 8:23 am

    Trump him – this is criminal as to what the pos in washington an scanky cjites are letting them prey on the American citizens – too bad she was’nt carrying and we could use him for gmo fertilizer.