Shoplifting suspect throws evidence at pursuing officer

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By Kayla Vaughn

A Lancaster police officer was pelted with bags of frozen shrimp as she chased a suspected shoplifter across the Walmart parking lot June 30.
The officer was not injured by the projectiles, according to the police incident report, but the suspect eluded capture by jumping the fence behind Taco Bell and disappearing in the woods.
The report said the officer responded to Walmart on S.C. 9 Bypass West after a man was spotted stuffing bags of shrimp and a rack of ribs underneath his T-shirt and inside his blue jeans.

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