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Florida man stops shoplifters with bare hands

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A Florida supermarket manager, tired of shoplifters targeting his store, took matters into his own hands and it was all caught on camera.

Lenin Cruz was telling a local news crew all about the rash of shoplifters at Family Foods in Orlando when he ran after a man, he believed, had stolen items from his store just days before.

Cruz then violently took the suspected thief to the ground.

This wasn't the first time Cruz had taken down a shoplifting suspect. Cameras were rolling when he chased after a suspected meat stealer who punched an employee.

Another time, Cruz put a suspected thief in a wrestling move.

One of the men Cruz took down pleaded no contest, was hit with a $273 fine and served five days in jail.

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