Second woman alleges she was racially profiled at Southfield Target store

Posted: 1:09 PM, Jun 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-11 20:10:00Z

Another woman has come forward alleging that she was racially profiled at a Southfield Target store.

In a news release, the attorneys representing 23-year-old Ashanae Davis who first claimed that two Target loss prevention officers confronted her on May 22, accusing her of stealing a bikini from the store. 

Since then, Davis' attorneys, Jasmine Rand and Maurice Davis, said that they have received numerous calls from others who claim they, too, have been racially profiled at the Southfield Target store. 

The attorneys will hold a press conference on Monday, June 11 at 2 p.m. at the Ford Building in Detroit to introduce the second alleged victim. 

Davis' attorneys also claim that several Target employees who worked at the Southfield location have claimed that it has become common practice for employees to profile African-American customers. 

In a release, attorneys state that they will "share evidence gathered from employees that worked at Target and witnessed or experienced racial discrimination first-hand."