Divers find body of 'shoplifter' in stormwater pond near Arundel Mills Mall

HANOVER, Md. - Anne Arundel County police deployed a dive team to search a pond near Arundel Mills Mall for a shoplifter who evaded mall security. Fire officials later confirmed that a man in his 20s was found dead.

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No further updates were released Monday night. 

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Police said the shoplifter took off from the mall sometime around 9 p.m. 

An extensive search of the area was conducted by police officers and rescue crews. Police did not identify the man who died Monday night. Police said an update would be issued Tuesday morning at about 8 a.m. 


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