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Published November 29, 2013, 06:39 PM

Shoplifter hits employee with car at Grand Forks Menards

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Black Friday got off to a bleak start in Grand Forks Friday morning.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Black Friday got off to a bleak start in Grand Forks Friday morning.

That's where a Menards employee was struck by a shoplifter's car as the thief attempted to get away.

The incident took place just after 9 a.m. Friday in the parking lot when a shoplifter left the store with a shopping cart full of merchandise.

An employee followed her out into the parking lot, but the shoplifter got into her car and started driving away, hitting the employee who was standing out in front of the vehicle.

The employee was not injured.

The police have identified the shoplifter, but have not yet made an arrest.

She faces charges of theft and reckless endangerment.

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