MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (AP) — Police are searching for a man accused of pepper-spraying an 80-year-old Walmart employee in Kentucky.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Mount Sterling police said in a Facebook post that a man shoplifted several items from the store and pepper-sprayed the woman when she tried to stop him on Saturday.
The Facebook post includes photos of the man and a woman accused of being an accomplice and providing the pepper spray before they entered the store.
Police say the two suspects left in a maroon minivan with Oklahoma plates.
Walmart is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com