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Suspect in Custody for Attack on Security Officer

A suspect has been in arrested in connection to an attack on a security officer at a King Soopers store that was captured on surveillance video, the Aurora, Colorado, Police Department said Wednesday.

Xavier Cardona, 21, faces charges of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, aggravated robbery, felony menacing and theft. Employees of a business recognized the suspect after police released new photos on Wednesday morning.

The employees called in the tip and the man was arrested at an unknown location. Police said the man had clothing with him that matched what was worn during the attack. Police said the security officer was attacked by Cardona, who they said was shoplifting at the store at 15250 E. Mississippi Ave. late in the evening of October 6.

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When the security officer tried to stop Cardona, he was attacked outside the main doors of the store, police said. The security officer was left unconscious by the attack. A Good Samaritan tried to stop the attack… Fox31 News

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