Two women savagely beat grocery worker after she asked them if they had paid for an item in their cart

POLICE are searching for two women who attacked a grocery store employee in South El Paso, Texas, after she asked them if they'd paid for the items in their shopping cart.

The incident, which took place on August 3 at Food King, 5514 Alameda near Fox Plaza, was captured on surveillance cameras.

The older woman lunged at the store employee when the cashier asked if the pair had paid for their an item that was in their cart, according to police.

Shortly after, the younger woman also began attacking the member of staff.

Both women hit and punched the store employee several times in the face, and the victim needed hospital treatment for her injuries.

Police are asking the public for their help in identifying the individuals who are described as "heavy-set Hispanic women".

One of the women is between 40 and 50 years old, with long black hair in a ponytail, wearing a black and white checkered blouse, and black pants.

The other suspect is in her late teens to early 20s with shoulder-length hair.  She was wearing a maroon t-shirt and blue denim jean shorts.

The women fled from the store in a gray pick-up truck described as similar to a GMC or Chevrolet with New Mexico License plates. 

Anyone with any information on the identity of these women has been asked to contact Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or online at

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