ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A suspected shoplifter is accused of attacking a Target security guard with a syringe she claims was infected with hepatitis C.
Deborah Jaramillo, 29, is facing aggravated assault and battery charges.
APD says she was caught trying steal merchandise from the store on Montgomery near Wyoming.
Jaramillo then lunged at the security team with a syringe after they took her purse, sticking one of the employees in the finger.
When police arrived, they say Jaramillo claimed she had hepatitis C.
The injured employee was treated and released.
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