Police: Robbery suspect struggled with Walmart worker

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Authorities say a man is facing charges after a robbery attempt at a Valley Stream Walmart store turned violent.

Police say Maximo Burdier, of Queens, tried to steal items from the store on Green Acres Road Saturday night.

When an employee stepped in, police say a struggle ensued. The worker suffered cuts to his knee, hand and face.

Burdier is facing robbery and assault charges. He was due in court on Sunday.

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