Police Hope Video Will Identify Violent Shoplifter

A man who punched a clerk in the face, after shoplifting, is caught on tape.

Police say a man was shoplifting at the Dollar Value Plus Store in the Kingston Community of Madison County. Police say when the clerk confronted the man, he left the store.

The clerk went outside to check the man's license plate, and that's when police say the suspect got out of the car and struck the clerk in the face.

Police are also looking to identify a woman, they believe was an accomplice to the crime. The suspect was overheard on camera calling the woman Heidi.

If you have any information on the identities of these people you're asked to contact Kentucky State Police.