Shoplifter Stabs Security Guard

Cops are looking for a man accused of stabbing a security guard when confronted for shoplifting in a Bronx department store.

According to police, it was around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 5 when the unidentified man entered a Marshalls store in a shopping plaza on West 225th Street, just off Broadway.

The man took $110 worth of clothing from store shelves and put them into his backpack, the NYPD said. Police said a store security guard confronted the man when he tried to leave without paying for the items.

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The shoplifter pulled out a pair of scissors and stabbed the 25-year-old in the arm before fleeing through the front doors, authorities said. The victim sustained a minor puncture wound but refused medical attention…  PIX11 News

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