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7-Eleven clerk injured while stopping crook

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SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A clerk at a South Florida convenience store was injured after trying to stop a woman who had walked out without paying for two six-packs of beer.

On April 11, at around 3:41 a.m., surveillance video from the 7-Eleven at Southwest 56th Street and 107th Avenue in Southwest Miami-Dade caught a heavy-set woman, dressed all in all black and wearing a red bandanna on her head, walking into the store and waving hello to the clerk. Seconds later, the woman casually walked out of the store with a six-pack of beer in each hand.

The clerk, 64-year-old Modesto Legon, is then seen running after the woman. He told police he instructed the woman to come back and pay for the merchandise, but instead the woman got inside a white Honda Civic. Legon said he reached for the driver's door and held it open, but the woman put the vehicle in reverse and pushed the 64-year-old man to the ground. Legon suffered a minor laceration to the back of his head.

The woman fled westbound on Southwest 56th Street.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this woman, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.

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