Police searching for shopper who tried to light security guard on fire

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Police say they are still searching for a shopper that tried to light a security guard on fire.

Police say the incident started when a security guard at Hot Point Ladies Fine Fashion approached a disgruntled customer after she triggered the security alarm.

That's when police say Charae Morgan, 27, refused to stop and engaged in a scuffle with the security guard on April 28. Morgan then left the store and came back later to spray the security guard in the face with hairspray.

Police say Morgan proceeded to light the spray on fire in an attempt to burn the security guard's face. She was ultimately forced out of the store and fled the scene.

Officials say Morgan is five-foot-one and about 125 pounds. They are asking anyone with any information on the suspect or her whereabouts to come forward.

MORE: Police ID suspect in Fordham clothing store attack

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