UNION CITY (CBS SF) — A woman who went on a wild rampage in a Union City Walmart parking lot, striking several people before fleeing in her Honda Accord was the subject of a Bay Area-wide manhunt Monday.

The Union City Police Department said the incident began at around 6 p.m. Sunday when the female suspect attempted to return some batteries. When store employees declined to accept the batteries she became extremely agitated, police said.

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The suspect returned to her car and backed out of the stall, almost hitting a family walking behind the vehicle.

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Investigators then said she continued to back up, intentionally striking numerous people. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.

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The suspect then narrowly missed a 3-year-old and her mother who dove out of the way. She took off at a high rate speed out of the parking lot, causing other pedestrians to jump out of the way.

Her image and that of her silver two-door Honda Accord were captured on surveillance cameras and still photos were released Monday.

Investigators described the suspect as a white female adult, 5 feet to 5-5 1/2 feet tall between 100 and 120 lbs.

She has brown hair and was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt with the batman logo on the front, black leggings and dark Ugg style boots. She was also wearing glasses.

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Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Union City Police Department at 510-675-5207