ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - Two women have been charged and two are still being sought after deputies said the group brazenly robbed a Dick's Sporting Goods and pepper-sprayed an employee before walking out the door.
The incident happened around 2 p.m. Sunday on St. Patrick's Day at the Dick's Sporting Goods located on Julian Road in Salisbury.
A fourth suspect has been identified as Makayla Nyasia Jackson, 18, of Charlotte. She will be charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, deputies said. Deneish Brown, 23, of Charlotte has also been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Deputies are still searching for Armani Cloud, 19, and Zjane Johnson, 23, in connection to this case.
According to the Rowan County Sheriff's Office, the women entered the store, gathered various clothing items, and walked toward the exit without paying for the merchandise. A store employee attempted to confront them at the door, and one of the women sprayed the employee in the face with a chemical agent thought to be pepper-spray. The women fled the scene in a vehicle at the time.
Anyone with further information on these suspects is asked to contact Lt. C. Moose at 704-216-8687, Det. Patrick Schmeltzer at 704-216-8702 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.