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Police search for shoplifters accused of pepper-spraying 80-year-old Walmart employee

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MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (AP) -- Police are searching for a man and a woman after police say the man pepper-sprayed an 80-year-old Walmart employee in Mount Sterling, Kentucky.

According to a post on the Mount Sterling Facebook page, the man allegedly shoplifted several items from the store Saturday and sprayed the woman when she tried to stop him at the door.

The Facebook post includes photos of the man and a woman accused of being an accomplice and providing the pepper spray before they entered the store.

Police say the two suspects left in a maroon minivan with Oklahoma plates.

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