Retail theft suspect wanted for allegedly stealing more than $4,000 worth of items/assault

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On 1/4 around 11:15, the Millcreek Township Police Department was called to Macy’s in the Millcreek Mall.  The loss prevention department reported two black, female suspects were in the store who were wanted for a theft that occurred in the store on 12/18.

LP told police that the women took $4,369.43 worth of merchandise.  When officers arrived, they tell us the suspects were confronted about the incident.  One of the female suspects ended up assaulting an officer and was taken into custody.  The other female suspect bit the LP employee and fled the store.  

Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the other suspect.  

The woman taken into custody was identified as Sequoia Arrington of Erie.  Arrington was taken to the police department where she was later arraigned in front of Judge Ferrick.

The MPD is attempting to identify the second suspect from the video footage on 12/18.  Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Bolash with the Millcreek Township Police at 814-838-9515, ext. 436.  Anonymous tips can be left on the tip line at 814-836-9271 or submitted online at

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