Cross-dressing man bites store employee during attempted theft

Sept. 13, 2011

A cross-dressing man was arrested for retail theft, two accounts of battery and using an oleoresin device while committing a crime after he threatened to use pepper spray and bit a store employee at 7 p.m. Sept. 10.

According to the West Allis police report:

A man wearing woman's clothing entered Pick 'n Save and hid several grocery items into his purse. Employees tried to stop the man, but he pulled out a can of pepper spray and threatened to spray them. A loss prevention employee tried to contain the man and the offender bit the employee.

Police arrested the man for retail theft, two accounts of battery and for using an oleoresin device (pepper spray) while committing a crime.

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