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Police: Man sought for punching store security officer

Published On: Feb 04 2013 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 05 2013 06:11:45 PM EST

Police are asking for help finding a man accused punching a security guard in the face while shoplifting from a major retailer.

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. -

Police are asking for help finding a man accused punching a security guard in the face while shoplifting from a major retailer.

The man took something from a store on the North 5th Street Highway in Muhlenberg Twp., Berks Co., on December 10, police said.

As the man was leaving, police said he punched a loss prevention officer in the face.

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Anyone who can help police identify the shoplifter is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.