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Man Arrested In Violent Shoplifting Case

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Updated: 2/12/2013 7:35 pm
 Georgetown police said a man wanted in connection to a violent shoplifting incident turned himself in.
 Police said Matthew Ryan Howard was arrested and is being held on a $25,000 bond.
 Howard is accused of taking a pair of boots from Georgetown Shoes in January.
 Police said when the clerk followed Howard out, he hit her in the face, pulled out a knife and threatened to cut her throat.
 He is also accused of threatening to kill the clerk's child and the store's owner.
 Police released surveillance footage and put a warrant out for Howard's arrest shortly after the incident.

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