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Beer thief punches employee

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley detectives are asking for your help in identifying a suspected beer thief who punched a Safeway employee on his way out of the store.

On November 28, the man went to the back of the Safeway at 1441 N. Argonne and picked up a case of Busch brand beer and proceeded to walk past all checkout employees and out of the store.

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Detectives say this man punched a Safeway employee in the eye during a beer theft

Two Safeway employees confronted the man and the suspect hit one of them in the eye, knocking him to the ground. A second suspect then ran up and punched the other employee before the two fled in a Ford F-150 driven by another man.

The truck, said to be blue or purple in color, had a Washington license plate with a number similar to #B80473G.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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