Mob of women attack Victoria’s Secret employee in Miami Lakes

MIAMI LAKES, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are investigating after, they said, an employee at a South Florida Victoria’s Secret was attacked by a mob of women inside the store.

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Recently released surveillance video caught the moment five women ambushed the employee at a Victoria’s Secret, located at 6800 Main St., in an attempt to rob the business, Tuesday morning, at around 10 a.m.

Police said when one of the women was walking toward the exit, the sales associate asked if she wanted her to hold the merchandise for her. At that moment, surveillance caught the crook as she grabbed the employee’s hair. Then, several other women joined in, hitting and punching her in the face.

Several witnesses in the store gathered around but didn’t seem to intervene. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called to the scene to treat the injured employee.

The footage then showed the suspects leaving the store, but one of the women is then seen coming back and hitting the sales associate again before taking off. “Police need to grab these women,” said one shopper. “These people out here are crazy.”

A security guard has since been on patrol inside the store for safety measures.

The sales associate was able to capture clear images of some of the women when one of them returned inside the store. “The surveillance camera is not as helpful as those pictures right there from bystanders,” said Miami Lakes resident Carlos Crespo.

Miami-Dade Police continue their search for those involved.

If you recognize any of them, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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