PEORIA, Ill -- Police say a manager at Gander Mountain, 5114 W. Holiday Drive, was pepper sprayed by shoplifers on Friday night.
The 50 year-old victim told police that he observed two females putting jackets into a shopping bag.
The victim asked the females to come up to the front of the building with him. The two females ran away from him and a third female allegedly pepper spayed the victim in the face.
Security footage did not show the pepper spraying incident.
Customers and other employees said that the suspects got fled in a white, newer model Buick.
The suspects took nine jackets with an approximate value of $1560.