Police search for shoplifter, 3 others arrested
MIRAMAR, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police are looking for a woman who along with three others, allegedly shoplifted at a local Target Superstore, then fled from police, Wednesday night.
Miramar Police said two men and two women were seen getting into a Toyota with two TVs and driving away from the Target parking lot without their headlights on.
Police spotted the vehicle and made a traffic stop near Miramar Parkway and Southwest 164th Avenue. Miramar Police said they told the four suspects to remain in the car. "All individuals stepped out of the vehicle, one of the individuals fled on foot, the others entered the vehicle again," said Miramar Police Officer Tania Rues. "Basically went around the parking lot, full speed, did a full circle and were coming towards our officer. He felt at that moment they were probably going to run him over and at that point he fired multiple shots."
Police said no one was hit by the bullets. The subjects' car crashed in front of a Chili's restaurant in the area.
One man described the chaotic scene. "Something happened for some reason, they were chasing these people, they went around Chili's with their car. The guy came out with a gun, and they confronted him. I don't know if they shot him, or what, but people heard gun shots," said Aaron Zuniga.
The three subjects were arrested. The fourth subject remains at large.
Police said an investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of the fourth alleged shoplifter, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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