GUILDERLAND, N.Y. – A 17-year-old Albany resident has been arrested after police say she pepper sprayed several people at the Macy's in Crossgates Mall.
Rayonna Ward was arrested and faces numerous charges after police say she resisted Loss Prevention officers attempting to detain her, spraying pepper spray. The spray hit two Loss Prevention officers, a Macy's employee and a shopper.
Ward was taken into custody by Loss Prevention with the help of an off duty law enforcement officer. The officer suffered a lacerated wrist during the apprehension.
She faces the following charges:
She also had two outstanding warrants, one from the Town of Guilderland for Petit Larceny and False Personation, and another from the City of Albany for False Personation.
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