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Family Dollar employees hit by shoplifter's vehicle

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Two employees at a Newport Family Dollar were hit by a vehicle after pursuing a shoplifter on Sunday. 

The employees spotted a woman leaving the store with stolen items and followed her to the parking lot. The shoplifter reportedly hit them with her vehicle when fleeing the scene.

The employees were not seriously injured and did not go to the hospital. 

The vehicle driven by the shoplifter was described as a silver Audi. Newport Police are continuing to investigate the incident. 

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