Police: Man pepper sprayed 80-year-old woman


MT. STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Mount Sterling Police Department needs your help identifying a man and woman they say were involved in a shoplifting case.

Police say a man shoplifted items from Walmart, and pepper sprayed an 80-year-old female employee when he was confronted.

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Police say the female is an accomplice who was with the man. She provided him with the pepper spray before entering the store, according to investigators.

The two left the area in a maroon minivan with Oklahoma Registration Plates, according to officials.

Anyone with information can leave a private message or contact the case officer, Officer Mike Price at 859-498-8899 or 8594-498-8720.