Police: Woman found half nude, huffing hairspray in drugstore restroom

Police: Woman found half nude, huffing hairspray in drugstore restroom

Police: Woman found half nude, huffing hairspray in drugstore restroom

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Posted on December 9, 2013 at 12:10 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 9 at 2:03 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville woman is facing multiple charges after locking herself in the restroom of a local drugstore.

According to the arrest report, officers were called out to the Walgreens on S. 3rd Street where employees told them a woman was huffing some type of inhalant in the restroom.

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Police said the found 25-year-old Shukri A. Sheikh-Hussein locked inside a stall. Once inside the stall, police said Sheikh-Hussein was "nude from the waist up," seated on the floor inhaling hairspray from a cloth.

Police asked Sheikh-Hussein to exit the stall, but said she did not comply and they removed her.  According to the report, her speech was "heavily slurred," she was unsteady on her feet and she smelled of the inhalant.

Witnesses at the scene said Sheikh-Hussein stole the hairspray and the clothing she used to inhale the hairspray.

Police said they believe Sheikh-Hussein was a danger to herself and others and she was taken into custody. She is charged with public intoxication and shoplifting.

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