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Suspected shoplifter battles security officers with wine bottle in Seattle

A man hit security officers in the head with a wine bottle after they stopped him for allegedly taking the alcohol without paying for it at a Seattle store in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood around 2 a.m. Saturday.

Security personnel told police that the combative man refused to go back into the store located in the 100 block of Mercer St. and began assaulting them. They were able to subdue him and call police. He was arrested and later booked into the King County Jail on robbery charges.

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