BROOKLYN, MD. (WJZ) — Police are searching for two female suspects who allegedly tried to rob a beauty supply store in Brooklyn.
Officers responded to JB Beauty on Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn for an assault and attempted robbery at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night. They learned that two black female suspects possibly in their late teens and early twenties walked into the store and started looking around.READ MORE: After Social Media Allegations, Police Investigating Claims Of Sexual Assaults, Gang Violence At Aberdeen High School
After a few minutes, one of the females suddenly pepper-sprayed the two store clerks, while the other suspect tried to deploy a “taser-like” electronic device, police said.READ MORE: Maryland Native Tim Kurkjian To Be Honored At National Baseball Hall of Fame's Induction Ceremony
During the incident, one of the suspects allegedly climbed behind the sales counter and tried to steal hair extensions- unsuccessfully.
The employees were able to force the two suspects out of the store. The victims suffered minor injuries from the pepper-spray, but neither had been struck by the electronic device.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Offers Employees $1,000 Incentive Pay To Get Vaccinated
The Commercial and Bank Robbery Unit is asking anyone with any information to call 410-222-4720 or the TipLine 410-222-4700.