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ICYMI: ‘Twerking Thief'; Alligator in Kitchen

Here are some of last week's top stories from the NBC 6 Weekend Digest:

Police Search for Alleged 'Twerking Thief' in Pembroke Pines

Cameras were rolling as a twerking thief allegedly stole more than $300 worth of clothing from a Pembroke Pines store.

Police are searching for a woman who is accused of snatching and grabbing the merchandise from MadRag in Pembroke Pines, which is located at the 600 block of North University Drive. Police said she left the store without paying for any of the items.

According to Webster’s Dictionary, twerking is to dance to hip-hop or pop music in a very sensual way, typically by thrusting or shaking the buttocks and hips while in a squatting or bent-over position.” 

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Police are searching for two suspected shoplifters, one of whom was caught on camera twerking. NBC 6’s Jamie Guirola explains.

Security Experts: Beware of Companies Scanning Your Driver’s License

At schools, hospitals and even cruise ships, you’ll likely turn over your driver’s license to security without a second thought. But security experts warn that having your ID scanned through those magnetic strip readers could be putting you at risk for identity theft.

“We don’t know if that information will be misused against us,” said Silka Gonzalez, president of Enterprise Risk Management.

Businesses use the scanning technology to try to verify who is really going into their buildings. With just a swipe of your ID, computers can pull your personal information from it giving it to the companies and facilities you visit, including your date of birth, address, height and weight.

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At schools, hospitals and even cruise ships, you’ll likely turn over your driver’s license to security without a second thought. But security experts warn that having your ID scanned through those magnetic strip readers could be putting you at risk for identity theft.

Homicide Case Into 'Baby June' Death Continues a Year Later

Detectives investigating the 2018 death of "Baby June" are still attempting to determine whether the newborn found floating lifelessly off the Boynton Beach coast suffocated elsewhere and was dumped or drowned in the water.

Officials believe "Baby June" was about two weeks old when she died. An off-duty firefighter spotted the newborn's corpse on May 31, 2018, in the southern Palm Beach County city.

Despite nearly a year, however, more questions than answers remain.

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NBC 6’s Katie Johnson has the latest information being offered by deputies as the one year anniversary nears of the baby’s body being found.

Massive Alligator Captured After Breaking Into Florida Home: Police

A Florida family got quite the shock when they woke up Friday morning – as an 11-foot alligator was inside their kitchen after breaking in to the home.

Officials from the city of Clearwater posted on social media that the "unwanted" visitor entered the home through a window in the kitchen overnight and took up residence in the kitchen until they were seen.

Police officers and a trapper responded to the home and the reptile was taken out and captured with no injuries reported to anyone.

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A Florida family got quite the shock when they woke up Friday morning – as an 11-foot alligator was inside their kitchen after breaking in to the home.
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