Police are searching for four shoplifting suspects who pepper-sprayed an employee who attempted to stop them from leaving the store with items they did not pay for.
It happened on June 13 at the Academy Sports located at 2350 Gallatin Pike around 9:30 p.m.
According to police, a man picked up a can of pepper spray that was for sale inside the store while he and the three others grabbed several bags and began stuffing them with clothing and shoes.
The suspects fled the scene in a newer model black Ford Mustang with a gold stripe on the side and bottom.
On June 20, arrest warrants were issued for two of the suspects, 18-year-old Kiara Butler and 29-year-old Chimayne Talley.
Talley faces assault and theft charges, while Butler is wanted for theft.
Talley has previous theft and assault convictions.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Butler and Talley is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.