Abilene store manager assaulted with pepper spray during robbery

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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) An Abilene store manager was assaulted with pepper spray during a robbery Thursday morning.

A report filed with the Abilene Police Department states the suspect left Family Dollar on the 1200 block of Mockingbird Lane with $86 dollars worth of items she had not purchased just before 11:00 a.m..

When the manager confronted her in the parking lot, took pictures of her vehicle, then tried to reclaim the basket of stolen goods, the report states the suspect pepper sprayed her. 

The manager then fled back into the store and the suspect escaped with the items she stole.

Surveillance video has been booked into evidence.

Police are investigating this as a robbery. 

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