Police say the suspect (pictured above) grabbed the victim's face and clawed at her eyes after exchanging insults with a Target customer. (courtesy Pasadena PD)

Police say the suspect (pictured above) grabbed a Target customer’s face and clawed at her eyes after exchanging insults. (courtesy Pasadena PD)

PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — Police were seeking the public’s help Friday to identify a female suspected of battery at a Target store in Pasadena.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:40 p.m. on April 25 at the store located at 777 E. Colorado Blvd when the female adult victim confronted the suspect for cutting the line at the store’s customer service desk, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

The suspect called the victim a derogatory name in Spanish and the victim repeated the comment back to the suspect, police said. The suspect then dropped her purse and bag and allegedly grabbed the victim’s face and clawed at her eyes.

Police said the victim held on to the suspect until an employee intervened. The suspect then picked up her belongings and ran out the exit door.

The suspect is described as Hispanic, approx. 30-35 years old, 5’4″, 140 lbs., long wavy brown hair, light complexion, wearing khaki pants, and a blue collared shirt with an unknown logo on the left chest area.

She was seen driving off in a late model dark blue Jeep Cherokee.

Anyone with information on the suspect or the incident is asked to contact Detective Sandeen at (626) 744-7112 or the Detective Section (626) 744-4522.


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