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FOUNTAIN, Colo. -- Police are searching for a woman who allegedly sprayed several Walmart employees with a mysterious chemical that made them sick.

The Fountain Police Department said the woman walked into a Walmart store about 10 p.m. Friday and sprayed a store clerk and six other employees with the chemical.

Victims then experienced skin irritation and nausea. Several of those employees were hospitalized. Employees say the suspect also sprayed herself and an empty shopping cart.

The suspect is described as 40 to 50 years old, up to 5-foot-7 with light brown to blond hair. The woman was wearing a multicolored shirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Fountain police.