Paducah police seek man involved in assault, shoplifting

(Source: Paducah Police Dept.)
(Source: Paducah Police Dept.)

By Heartland News

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Police want help identifying a man accused of assaulting two women during a shoplifting incident at Kroger on Saturday, June 26.

A Kroger employee told police she saw a man put merchandise into his messenger bag and try to leave the store without paying for it.

Police say two employees tried to stop the man but he shoved her into a wall and grabbed the other employee by the arm and tried to push her to the ground. The man fled the store.

The suspect is a  black male, 5'8" to 5'9", wearing a dark T-shirt and plaid shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270/444-8550 or Crime Stoppers at 443-TELL.

Anyone with a tip can text 274637 by entering "KyTips" followed by their information, or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website at

A reward of up to $1,000 is available for anyone with information leading to an arrest or indictment.

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