A 40-year-old Egg Harbor Township woman assaulted a store clerk Thursday while stealing items from the Boscov’s in the Shore Mall, police said.

Police responded to the incident about 1 p.m. after a report that a suspect assaulted an employee while attempting to flee after committing a theft. The victim suffered minor injuries to her hand and face in the struggle.

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Upon arrival, police arrested Jennifer Nordaby, who was charged with robbery, theft and simple assault. She was placed in the Atlantic County jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail.

Police did not release what items Nordaby allegedly stole.

Wallace McKelvey

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