babies ugg boots sprayed Carsons security in Wilmette theft attempt
Wilmette police said a Chicago teen has been charged with aggravated battery and theft after allegedly trying to walk out of an Edens Plaza shopping center last week wearing stolen boots, and then pepper spraying store security who tried to stop her.
Doniesha N. Chew, 18, of the 300 block of West 42nd Place, was charged with aggravated battery to a merchant and retail theft following the Nov. 24 incident at the Carson Pirie Scott department store, police said.
Two security agents stopped Chew as she allegedly walked out of the store wearing a pair of Ugg boots that she hadn’t paid for.
When police arrived, the agents handed Chew over to them, along with a canister of Dragon Fire red pepper spray, according to the police report. Police said one security agent told officers Chew allegedly pulled the canister from her purse and sprayed both her and her partner.
One security agent was taken to hospital for treatment after he was sprayed, while the other agent escaped injury because the spray only hit her clothes, according to Wilmette Deputy Chief Patrick Collins.
According to police reports, nine others two men and seven women were temporarily detained during the incident. The men were 18 and 19 years of age, while the women ranged in age from 17 to 20, police said. All but one gave Chicago addresses, police said; one man refused to give an address.