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Gaffney Police: 1 Arrested In Beer Theft, Pepper Spray Incident

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Update: July 5, 2013

Gaffney Police have arrested one person in the Wednesday's shoplifting case where two women reportedly pepper sprayed a customer and two employees at Walmart.  According to the department's Facebook Page Brittany Nicole Scott faces a strongarm robbery charge. Officers expect to issue warrants soon for the second woman.

July 3, 2013

Police need your help to find two women, they say, shoplifted 15 cases of beer and other items from Walmart and pepper sprayed two employees and a customer.

It happened Wednesday morning at the Walmart on West Floyd Baker Boulevard in Gaffney.

Investigators say the women left the scene in a burgundy Mercedes. 

Gaffney police are working with Greenville County Sheriff's deputies to see if there is a connection in this case to another crime two weeks ago.

In that case, deputies say two women shoplifted from Walmart and as they left they sprayed pepper spray at a worker.

If you can help identify the two women or have any information about this case, please call the Gaffney Police Department at 864.489.8115.

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