Deputies searching for woman who pepper sprayed store employee

Ascension Crime Briefs
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Deputies are searching for a shoplifter who pepper-sprayed a Wal-Mart employee after stealing several bottles of alcohol from the Prairieville Wal-Mart on Sunday, May 15.

An African-American woman, wearing a yellow shirt, dark colored jacket, and dark jeans, walked into this wal-mart and stole several bottles of alcohol valued at approximately $220. The employee attempted to stop the woman outside of the store and she produced a can of pepper spray and sprayed the employee in the face. The female then fled the scene in a black Mercury Milan, with a temporary license plate, occupied by two additional female subjects.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to the anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

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