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Woman tries to stab security guard at Bronx Family Dollar: police

Posted: 12:53 PM, Mar 10, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-10 14:18:02-04
Family Dollar attempted robbery

HIGHBRIDGE, the Bronx — Authorities are searching for the woman who allegedly tried to stab a security guard at a Bronx Family Dollar Sunday night.

The woman entered the Family Dollar store along Ogden Avenue and West 166 Street around 7:30 p.m.

According to police, she placed a number of items inside a plastic bag and tried to leave the store without paying for them.

When the security officer tried to stop her from leaving, she resisted and tried to stab him with a screwdriver, police said.

She then fled the scene on foot.

Video surveillance shows the incident, where the woman is seen getting into a physical altercation with two people inside the store.

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