Shoplifting Suspects Possibly Part of a Ring

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    Police believe they may have busted up part of a shoplifting ring. Three women were arrested over the weekend, accused of stealing from a Gaithersburg store. Investigators believe at least one of them also hit a Lord & Taylor where a security guard was pepper-sprayed Friday. News4's Kristin Wright reports. (Published Monday, April 21, 2014)

    Police believe they've busted up part of a shoplifting ring in Montgomery County.

    Groups of women have been targeting stores in the area and even pepper-sprayed an employee at one last week.

    Three Women Wanted for Shoplifting, Using Pepper Spray

    [DC] Three Women Wanted for Shoplifting, Using Pepper Spray
    Police say three women are wanted for attempting to shoplift from two stores in Maryland Friday. They say the women used pepper spray during one of the incidents. News4's Darcy Spencer reports. (Published Saturday, April 19, 2014)

    Shoplifters hit two Lord & Taylor stores Friday and a Burlington Coat Factory Saturday, where three were arrested.

    “Them stealing from stores brings up our prices, and we have to pay more, so it is a concern of ours,” said Gaithersburg police Officer Dan Lane.

    Police arrested Ikia Williams, Shantel Dorsey and a third woman Saturday. At least one of them is suspected in the pepper-spraying of a Lord & Taylor security guard.