EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – Police say three women from Philadelphia were arrested after they allegedly tried to steal items from a Home Goods Store and fought with the store’s employees.
Officers say around 2 p.m. on May 20, police responded to the home furnishing store on Rt. 73 in Evesham for a shoplifting in progress.READ MORE: USDA Issues Public Health Alert For Wegmans, Nature's Promise Raw Ground Turkey Products
Upon arrival, authorities found two women fighting with the employees. A third female had fled the scene on foot.
During the struggle, police say one of the suspects, Juanna Taylor, bit one of the workers.
Police say the trio attempted to steal over $600 worth of merchandise.
All three women were arrested and face charges, police say.READ MORE: 5 Dogs Saved From Possible Dogfighting Ring In North Philadelphia
Juanna Taylor was charged with robbery, assault, resisting arrest and shoplifting.
Mahogany White was charged with robbery, resisting arrest and shoplifting.
Shyfeanah Purnell was charged with shoplifting.
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Police say all merchandise was recovered and returned to the store.