WATERLOO – A Waterloo teen has been arrested for allegedly pepper spraying store employees when they confronted her about shoplifting on Tuesday.

Police arrested Jasmine Nicole Donald, 18, for second-degree robbery. Her bond was set at $25,000.

Authorities allege Donald was at the Hy-Vee supermarket on Ansborough Avenue around 4:50 p.m. Tuesday when store employees approached her at the entrance about allegedly taking items from the store. Donald pulled out a pepper spray canister and sprayed two workers before climbing into a Cadillac Deville and driving off.

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Customers, including a toddler, were in the vicinity of the entrance during the attack.

Patrol officers stopped the Cadillac a short time later, and Donald allegedly told police she was someone else.

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