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Woman bites off Walmart worker’s finger after stealing condoms, police say
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) – Myrtle Beach police have arrested a woman who they say bit off part of a finger of a Wal-Mart worker during an altercation.
Local media outlets cite a police report which said store security tried to stop a woman who they say was concealing merchandise on Sunday, but an altercation ensued.
According to police, the woman punched one worker, then bit another worker’s finger. A customer tried to call 911 on her cell phone, but the woman took it and grabbed the customer by the hair.
The suspect fled the store and got into a van, but the van’s path was blocked, and police arrived soon after.
Police say 23-year-old Carolyn Wright faces assault and battery charges. She’s jailed on $51,000 bond. It’s not known if she has an attorney.