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PD: Shoplifter Punches Wal-Mart Employee in Escape Attempt

Officials responded to the store for a report of an uncooperative shoplifter

Ashley McKinney
Lebanon Police

Police in Lebanon, Hew Hampshire, have arrested a woman they say assaulted a Wal-Mart loss prevention employee after she attempted to shoplift from the store Tuesday.

Officials responded to the store for a report of an uncooperative shoplifter.

Police say Ashley McKinney, 30, attempted to steal an entertainment center and was met by loss prevention employees outside the store.

McKinney allegedly assaulted one employee in an attempt to get away, but was ultimately restrained by employees.

She was arrested and charged with robbery and was released on $2,500 personal recognizance bail.

McKinney is due back in court on May 9.

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