Independence police say five vehicles were struck when two shoplifters tried to flee Independence Center on Saturday afternoon.
The incident was reported shortly after 3 p.m. when police were called to the mall on a report of shoplifting.
The vehicles were hit while the suspects were trying to flee the mall parking lot. They were stopped by police and mall security and detained.
No one was injured, the police said.
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