PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A teenager and 1-year-old were pepper-sprayed during an altercation inside a West Philadelphia bodega with a pair of attempted theft suspects, police say.
It happened around 5 p.m. Sunday on the 5500 block of Chancellor Street.
Authorities say a 13-year-old girl tried to stop two young women from shoplifting when an altercation ensued.
That's when one suspect allegedly deployed the pepper spray.
The 13-year-old and a 1-year-old were sprayed inside the store. Both were taken to the hospital for treatment.
Police are still searching for the suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.