GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — A Spirit Halloween employee was assaulted and nearly run over when she confronted two shoplifting suspects Sunday in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County Police said.

Officers responded to the incident around 2:30 p.m. at the store on East Ordnance Road. The employee told them two women assaulted her when she confronted them for shoplifting.

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When the duo left the business and got into a car, the driver reportedly tried to hit the employee with the car before hitting an unoccupied vehicle and fleeing.

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Police said the two were in a silver Acura with two others inside, a man and a juvenile boy.

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Police ask anyone with information in the case to call 410-222-4700.

CBS Baltimore Staff