LAUDERHILL, Fla. - A clerk at a Lauderhill gas station was sucker punched in the face by a thief who got away with a case of beer.
Borhan Uddin was working at a Valero gas station last month when a familiar customer walked in and propped a trash can lid in the doorway so it wouldn't lock.
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Uddin recognized him as the same customer who had stolen beer from the store before.
The man walked to the beer cooler and grabbed a 12-pack of Heineken.
When Uddin confronted him, the man punched him in the face, knocking out his teeth.
The man walked out with the $26 case of beer and hasn't been back since.
Uddin has to wear a denture, needed stitches and is racking up medical bills since the incident.
Anyone who recognizes the beer thief is asked to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.
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