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VIDEO: Shows Tenacious Shoplifter Stopped by a More Tenacious LP Team

Security footage captured the moment when a female Best Buy employee destroyed any hopes an attempted shoplifter may have had to escape from the store with stolen merchandise.

The video, which was reportedly shot at the Best Buy store in Waimalu, quickly went viral after it was posted to Twitter by a woman who claimed to be the employee’s sister. It has been viewed over 6.7 million times since being posted to Twitter on Tuesday evening.

The video showed the employee as she jumped in front of the store exit and took a wide stance, just as the male shoplifter charged at her with a large box in his hands. Undeterred, she repeatedly shoves him away from the open doors, then pushed him headfirst through the frame of a nearby sign… BlueLivesMatter

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