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Man Pepper Sprayed, Robbed of Scooter in Downtown San Francisco

Written by Liz LindqwisterPublished Feb. 16, 2023 • 10:31am
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A man was pepper sprayed and robbed of his scooter in Downtown San Francisco, police said.

The 32-year-old victim was robbed in the area of Clay and Davis streets in the city's Financial District on Feb. 10 at around 3:35 p.m., according to the San Francisco Police Department.

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"The victim was approached by an unknown adult male suspect that pepper sprayed him and then forcefully stole his scooter and fled the scene," a police spokesperson said. "The victim did not sustain any injuries during the incident. No arrests have been made."

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