PD: Shoplifting suspect bit employee who tried to stop her - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

PD: Shoplifting suspect bit employee who tried to stop her

Posted: Updated:
Shannon Vigil Shannon Vigil
MESA, Ariz. -

Mesa police say when a suspect tried leaving a store with a bundle of clothes, she bit an employee who tried to stop her.

Authorities say while the suspect ran from the store near Southern Avenue and Alma School Road, she had the clothes in her arms. 

A store employee was bit on the arm after attempting to grab Shannon Vigil.

Vigil then jumped into a truck and climbed over the driver and put her foot on the gas pedal, accelerating and almost hitting two people.

According to police, those two victims said they had to jump out of the way to avoid the truck.

Vigil faces numerous charges, including shoplifting, unlawful means of transportation and assault with a deadly weapon.

The value of the items Vigil attempted to steal were valued at $300.

Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices