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Man Arrested For Assault, Shoplifting in Brooklyn Heights

The man was arrested three days after the incident.

Cops arrested a 30-year-old man after he allegedly assaulted a clerk who confronted him about shoplifting a $4 cookie on Valentine’s Day. The clerk at Fresh Start Market Place on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights said he observed the alleged suspect attempting to leave the store at around 3:30 pm on Feb. 14, without paying for an Ulker Choco Sandwich that he had placed in his bag. After following the man outside, the worker said a verbal dispute broke out when he confronted him about shoplifting the cookie. Click here to read more on