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Police: Man wanted for hitting, pepper-spraying officers while shoplifting in Brooklyn

Investigators are asking for help finding the person who they say attacked two officers while shoplifting in Brooklyn.

Nov 10, 2023, 12:26 PM

Updated 221 days ago

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Investigators are asking for help finding the person who they say attacked two officers while shoplifting in Brooklyn.
According to the NYPD, the male suspect walked out of Target on Flatbush Avenue without paying.
When the two officers approached him, they say he got into a physical fight with them and sprayed them in the face with something before running off.
The officers were taken to the hospital with burning and swelling to the eyes.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call police.


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