Police Make Shoplifting Arrest At Target

LINDEN – Police arrested a pregnant Staten Island, N.Y. woman who allegedly stole merchandise from a Linden department store and fought with a security guard last Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

Loss prevention personnel at Target on West Edgar Road saw Elianna Duncan, 23, allegedly place several items of clothing in her handbag and try to leave the store without paying for the merchandise, police said. When a security guard detained her, Duncan allegedly began to fight with him. The guard’s hand was bitten and his face was scratched, police said.

Duncan was charged with one count of second degree robbery and she was being held at Union County Jail on $25,000 bail pending a court date.

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