Images pulled from surveillance video show a woman wanted for walking out of the MainPlace Santa Ana Macy's with $400 worth of clothing she did not buy, being confronted by security and pepper spraying the officer to make her getaway, according to police.
The store's loss prevention officer was pepper sprayed twice while trying to detain the woman, according to the Santa Ana Police Department.
The thief was met in the mall parking lot by a silver, four-door, newer model Nissan sedan with two males inside, police said.
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The trio's Nissan eventually made it onto Main Street and escaped in an unknown direction. Anyone with information that can help investigators find them is asked to contact Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1.855.TIP.OCCS.