May 26, 2022

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Law enforcement: Retailer proprietors attacked although attempting to halt shoplifters

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are on the lookout for several accused shoplifters right after a scary incident at C & P Splendor Source on Lamar Avenue.

Investigators say a few folks stole around $500 really worth of garments from the Orange Mound retail store all around 6 p.m. Tuesday, then assaulted the shop house owners when they tried to prevent them.

Police say these proprietors chased the a few intruders into the parking lot but unsuccessful to get the merchandise again. Investigators say 1 owner was punched in the face four moments and assert the other was bitten by one particular of the shoplifters.

Bobbie Bowen runs a neighboring outfits retail store. She states she’s witnessed one particular of C & P’s owners try to quit a shoplifter in advance of.

“I just noticed him tussling with any individual that had taken some goods, naturally, and they were being seeking to get to their motor vehicle and he was striving to maintain them from finding absent,” Bowen stated.

She’s not certain if that thief bought absent, but law enforcement say the a few shoplifters in Tuesday’s incident sped off in a white Chevy sedan. Law enforcement posted shots of 3 suspects on social media Wednesday.

Bowen hopes they’re caught.

“I feel any one that’s strolling around taking things that really do not belong to them they should undoubtedly be caught,” she claimed, “They have to have to be stopped.”

Law enforcement say the intruders also stole just one of the store owner’s telephones. WREG still left a information for the entrepreneurs at the store, but we have not read back.

If you know just about anything about this incident you should phone Crime Stoppers at 901-528-Hard cash.

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