Midland Police on hunt for woman who bit loss prevention officer after stealing

The two people of interest.
The woman police would like to speak with.
The two people of interest. The woman police would like to speak with.

A WOMAN bit a loss prevention officer on the arm after stealing from a local retail store.

Midland Police have released CCTV images of a woman and man they believe can help with their investigation.

The woman, who was known to staff for previous stealing offences, entered the store about 6pm on Thursday, April 6.

She was followed by the officer and was seen putting clothes into a blue bag.

She bought a soft drink when she left the store but did not pay for the clothes.

The officer followed the woman out of the store, and after a verbal confrontation the woman bit the officer’s left forearm before leaving with the goods.

She is described as dark skinned, 20 to 25 years old, medium build with a tattoo on her right leg and right inner arm.

She was last seen wearing a black Fila T-shirt and black shorts with white stripes.

The man is described as dark skinned, 20 to 25 years old with a blue Adidas shirt and green pants.

Report information online at crimestopperswa.com.au or call 1800 333 000.

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