Police: Shoplifter threatened Walmart worker with knife

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Police are asking for help tracking down a shoplifter who they say pulled a knife on a Walmart worker.

It happened Sunday afternoon just before 2 p.m. at teh Walmart at Wyoming and Menaul. The incident was captured on the store’s surveillance cameras.

Police say the woman was trying to steal a $40 set of sheets when an employee confronted her. That’s when they say the woman pulled a knife on that employee.

The woman did get away.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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