Police Seek Suspects in Pepper-Spray Robbery at Target Store

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INGLEWOOD (CNS) - Authorities Tuesday sought the public's help in identifying and locating two suspects, one of whom allegedly pepper sprayed an employee at a Target in Inglewood and strolled out with a shopping cart full of merchandise.

The robbery occurred on Dec. 15 about 9:10 p.m. at 3471 W. Century Boulevard, where one of the suspects filled a shopping cart with merchandise and walked to the front exit doors, the Inglewood Police Department reported.

The suspect pepper sprayed a Target employee who made contact with him. He then took the merchandise to what was described as possibly a silver two-door Mercedes-Benz with tinted windows, a sun roof, chrome wheels and no license plates.

The car then drove southbound through the parking lot and out of sight.

The suspect with the shopping cart was described as 6-foot man in his mid-30s weighing 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white and brown striped shirt, brown pants and black shoes.  Police had no description of the driver.

The Inglewood Police Department urged anyone with any information regarding the burglary to call them at 310-412-5668 or Crime Stoppers at 800- 222-8477.

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