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Belk employee assaulted while trying to stop shoplifter at Friendly Center

Belk at Friendly Center (Google Maps)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Officers are investigating an assault on a store employee at Friendly Center Tuesday evening, according to Greensboro Police Department Watch Operations.

Officers were called to the Belk around 8:15 p.m. after an incident involving a Belk employee attempting to prevent a shoplifter from stealing merchandise.

Greensboro police have not released information about the suspect or said if the employee was injured.