Women Snatch Shoes from Outlet in Inglewood; Pepper Spray an Employee

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INGLEWOOD (CNS) - Authorities sought the public's help Tuesday in identifying and locating two women who snatched shoes from an outlet store in Inglewood, with one of the suspects also allegedly pepper-spraying an employee.

One of the suspects entered Warehouse Shoe Sale, 3000 W. Century Blvd., at about 8:20 p.m. Dec. 22, grabbed some merchandise and walked to the exit doors, according to the Inglewood Police Department.

An employee told the suspect she had to pay for the items, by the second suspect pepper-sprayed the worker, police said.

The women left the store and fled in a burgundy Kia, driving eastbound on Century Boulevard.

The first suspect was described as a heavy-set 5-foot, 8-inch tall, 25- year-old woman with long black hair. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt, black pants and black Crocs.

The second suspect was described as a 5-foot, 8-inch tall, 25-year-old woman with a medium build and long black hair. She was last seen wearing a dark blue sweater and pants with "Aeropostale" written in white lettering, and white Crocs.

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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