Armed robber throws bleach on employee during theft at Phoenix store, police say

An Arizona woman is accused of robbing a Dollar Tree store in Phoenix, throwing bleach on one employee and pistol-whipping another, authorities said.

Julianne Bradley, 24, was arrested and charged with one count of armed robbery, one count of kidnapping and three counts of aggravated assault KPNX reported. She is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail, according to court records.

According to Maricopa County court documents, Bradley stayed inside the store past closing time Saturday. When an employee went to an office to count receipts, Bradley produced a gun and locked the employee in the room, KPNX reported.

Bradley then allegedly took the cash and threatened the employee, KNXV reported. She led the employee from the locked room to the front of the store before throwing bleach on the victim, and then pistol-whipped another employee, the television station reported.

Firefighters arrived and evaluated the employees, KPNX reported. Police arrested Bradley at the scene, according to the television station.

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