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      Police: Family Dollar thief threw brick at employee during getaway

      The suspect was caught on security camera leaving Family Dollar on Sunday.

      Take a look at these security camera stills--Do you recognize this man? He's accused of stealing laundry soap, tools and other items from the Family Dollar store on Cherry Street this past Sunday.

      According to an employee, the suspect was observed walking back and fourth and acting suspicious at the back of the store. When the employee confronted him, the man was observed attempting to cut off a security tag and his jacket was bulging.

      The suspect then fled the scene after the employee followed him out of the store. According to the police report, the suspect threw a brick at the employee as he ran across Cherry and down Fulton Street.

      Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (419) 255-1111.