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Police: Accused Spartanburg Shoplifter Bites Officer in Chest

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. -

A Spartanburg woman was arrested after police say the alleged shoplifter bit an officer in the chest.

Ashleigh Young, 24, was arrested Monday afternoon after the incident at Walmart on East Main Street in Spartanburg by Public Safety officers.

The SPS incident report states Young took an iPod case out of the store without paying for it. A loss prevention officer confronted Young and police say Young bit the officer in the chest.

The case was recovered.

The officer had bruising from the wound when they arrived. Young was arrested and charged with shoplifting second offense plus assault and battery third degree.

She was taken to the Spartanburg County Detention Center.

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