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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Police are searching for two women after they reportedly attempted to steal items from a grocery store and threatened an employee.

It happened around 4:48 a.m. at the Kroger on Leestown Road. 

Officials say a heavy-set female black and skinny white female were in the self checkout lane where they proceeded to scan some items and didn't scan others. When they attempted to leave, an employee confronted them. At this point the black female brandished a box cutter. There was a brief struggle and the suspect dropped the knife and her cell phone. The cell phone was logged into evidence.

The suspects fled the scene in a black SUV. 

If you have any information about this incident, call police. 

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