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Police: Meridian toy store robbery suspect arrested

The suspect tried to take about $100 worth of toys and was arrested on Tuesday.
Credit: Ada County Jail
Randall Nash Hartdegen was arrested for the burglary of the Time Zone Toy store on Tuesday.

MERIDIAN — Update: Meridian Police arrested the suspect involved in an armed robbery of Time Zone Toys.

21-year-old Randall Nash Hartdegen was charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor battery and was booked into the Ada County Jail.

Hartdegen turned himself into Meridian Police after being contacted by a family member.

Police are searching for a man accused of trying to steal from a toy store in Meridian.

The incident happened at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday at Time Zone Toys on Fairview Avenue.

According to investigators, the suspect came into the store and attempted to take about $100 worth of toys.

The store's owner confronted the man, and a fight broke out. The suspect then got into a car and a woman drove him away from the scene.

The man did not get away with any toys, police say.

The suspect is described as a white man standing about 6'0. He had a mustache and was wearing a blue shirt and gray sweatpants.

The woman in the car was white, blonde, heavyset and about 5'0", police say. The pair were in a red Honda CRV.

Meridian Police say they are investigating the crime as an attempted robbery. Anyone with information is asked to call Meridian Police at 208-888-6678.