Nassau police: Thief assaulted Macy’s worker while trying to steal sunglasses

Detectives say William Paek hurt the employees' leg and smashed the sunglasses on the floor.

News 12 Staff

Jan 28, 2024, 10:42 PM

Updated 166 days ago

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Police say a Macy's employee was assaulted by a man who was trying to steal sunglasses at the department store in Manhasset.
Detectives say a theft prevention officer recognized William Paek from a previous larceny when he walked into the store on Saturday.
Police said the worker watched Paek put a pair of sunglasses in his pocket and tried to stop him. They say the worker hurt his leg during the altercation.
Paek was arrested and charged with assault.


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