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More Than 2-Dozen Treated After Robbers Discharge Bear Spray In Jurupa Valley Kmart

More Than 2-Dozen Treated After Robbers Discharge Bear Spray In Jurupa Valley Kmart

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2019-04-20 18:15:51


More than two dozen employees and patrons were treated by paramedics after two robbers discharged a canister of bear spray while stealing merchandise from a Kmart store in Jurupa Valley on April 20, 2019. (Credit: CasperNews)

Paramedics treated more than two-dozen employees and patrons after a pair of robbers discharged a canister of bear spray while stealing merchandise from a Jurupa Valley Kmart store on Saturday, officials said.

The incident unfolded about 3:40 p.m. at the store at 7840 Limonite Avenue, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Mike Vasquez said.

Two men tried to leave the store without paying for some items, he said.

When store staff confronted the men, one of them pulled out a can of bear spray and began spraying people. The men then ran off and were not found.

One person was taken to a hospital for treatment, Vasquez said. Paramedics treated another 25 to 30 people on scene for exposure to the…



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