Shoplifter Allegedly Cut LP Associate with Knife during Theft Attempt


Police arrested a Coralville, Iowa, man over the weekend after he allegedly assaulted a loss-prevention officer with a knife while attempting to steal from a Target store.

According the Coralville Police Department, John K. Greb, 18, was attempting to steal items from the Target at Coral Ridge Mall, 1441 Coral Ridge Avenue, when he was confronted by a loss-prevention officer. Police said Greb was armed with a knife, which he used to cut the loss-prevention officer in the hand before fleeing the store.

According to the criminal complaint, Coralville police were called to the mall at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. While en route, police said they received information Greb was last seen heading toward the Best Buy at the east end of the… The Gazette

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