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Man Charged With Robbing Seaford Peebles Store

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Katrail L. Williams Katrail L. Williams

SEAFORD, Del.- Police say they have charged with robbery a man accused of attacking an employee who confronted him about shoplifting merchandise from the Peebles department store on Sussex Highway in Seaford.  

Seaford police said that just before 7 p.m. Thursday officers were called to the Peebles to the Peebles parking lot for a fight complaint. When officers arrived on the scene, they said they determined that 33-year-old Katrail L. Williams of Laurel, had shoplifted merchandise from Peebles and ran out of the store. 

Police said loss prevention employees confronted Williams in the parking lot, at which time he allegedly struck one of them. Williams was then detained until officers arrived and took him into custody on the charges of robbery and offensive touching. Police said Williams was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of shoplifting tools after officers recovered drug paraphernalia and a pair of wire cutters from Williams' person. 

The stolen merchandise was recovered and returned to Peebles, according to police.

Williams was ordered held in the Sussex Correctional Institute on $9,400 secured bond. 

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