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NYPD: Shoplifter slugs worker after stuffing soap down pants

/ 10:26 AM May 05, 2019
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NEW YORK, United States — Police say a man slugged a worker who caught him stuffing a bar of soap down his pants at a New York City pharmacy.

The New York Police Department released a video Saturday of the person in the April 1 incident and asked for the public’s help in tracking him down.

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Police say the soap swiper fled after punching the worker in the face several times at Rite Choice Pharmacy in the Bronx.

The 60-year-old worker refused medical attention for abrasions to the left side of his face. The person got away with a $5.29 bar of Cetaphil soap. /cbb

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