Video: Accused shoplifters brawl in street with Barneys workers in New York City

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Thursday, December 5, 2019
Video: Accused shoplifters brawl in street with Barneys workers
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Josh Einiger reports on the brawl involving Barneys workers and accused shoplifters.

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan -- Video shows two shoplifting women brawling with Barneys workers in the middle of Madison Avenue on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

The women are seen fighting with the two male employees who followed them out of the store around 11 a.m. on November 18.

Authorities say one of the shoplifters was caught by surveillance cameras inside the store putting a hat into her bag and walking out with it.

The Moncler winter hat is reportedly worth $392.

During the incident, the women are accused of punching, biting and scratching the employees.

The first woman is described as black, with green hair, last seen wearing a light colored hooded sweater and a black hooded winter coat.

The second woman is described as black and was last seen wearing a black hat, a yellow coat, black pants and light colored boots.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).