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Man shoplifts from Von Maur, tries to pull knife on officer

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Michael Michalski (Source: LMDC) Michael Michalski (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man shoplifting from a Louisville department store ends up fighting with security.

According to a police report, Michael Edward Michalski, 42, took merchandise valued at $138 on June 28 from Von Maur. The loss prevention agent showed his badge and asked Michalski to return inside. He refused and pulled away from the agent.

During their struggle, Michalski tried to pull a knife from his waistband. The agent was able to secure him with handcuffs before the knife could be used.

Michalski is being charged with robbery.

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