Arlington CVS burglars pepper spray employees, police say
Two women are wanted for allegedly stealing from an Arlington CVS and assaulting two store employees.
Police say the suspects walked into the CVS on Glebe Road around 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 23. Surveillance video caught one suspect placing several cosmetics in two handbags while the other suspect served as the lookout. They then pretended to pay for the items at a self checkout.
When an employee approached the suspects, he was pepper sprayed in the face, police say. A second employee who tried to help was also pepper sprayed.
Police describe the first suspect as a tall black woman in her twenties. She was wearing green pants, a white t-shirt and tan flats. The second suspect is described as a black woman with a thin build. She was wearing a jean jacket and yoga pants.
Anyone with information should call police at 703-228-4245.