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Police are looking for a shoplifting suspect that allegedly hit a loss prevention officer with a van.

It happened earlier this month at the Ankeny Kohl’s store. The officer says someone reported seeing a female suspect stealing items from the store.

The officer followed the woman to her minivan in the parking lot. She started her van and backed into the officer twice in an attempt to flee. She was able to escape.

The officer suffered minor injuries in the incident.

If you have any information about the identity of the suspect you’re asked to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 223-1400.

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