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Woman hits 9 month pregnant loss prevention officer in order to get away with stolen goods

By Mason White 11:22 AM April 18, 2017
Jazlynn Washington (left) and Jasmine Davis
Jazlynn Washington (left) and Jasmine Davis
By: William Martin

(Scroll down for video) A highly pregnant loss prevention officer was assaulted by a woman before she and her accomplice drove away with a young child in their car.

The two women were arrested on Friday night, after being accused of assaulting the officer who was trying to prevent them from shoplifting.

The two women then drove away and led police on a chase with a 2-year-old child in the car.

Police were called to the Kohl’s department store near 71st Street and Garnett Road after 4:45 p.m., on a report that two women took more than $1,000 worth of merchandise and tried to get out of the store without paying.

When a loss prevention officer, who is 9 months pregnant, tried to stop them, police said that 18-year-old Jazlynn Washington hit her.

The officer was checked by medics at the scene. Police identified Washington’s alleged accomplice as 23-year-old Jasmine Davis.

Officers attempted to pull them over, but Davis, who was driving, refused to stop. Officers followed the pair until the two crashed the car and stopped.

Police found Davis, Washington and her 2-year-old boy inside the vehicle. Officers reported that the child was sitting on his mother’s lap in the front seat and was not wearing a seat belt.

Washington is facing charges that include grand larceny, aggravated assault and battery, and child endangerment.

Davis is facing charges of grand larceny, child endangerment and eluding.