Two men reported being pepper sprayed by groups of offenders in separate incidents along Broadway early today. At least one of the victims was also robbed.
Around 4:20AM, a 24-year-old man told police that a group of three offenders robbed him of $250 and then sprayed him with a chemical agent near Broadway and Briar. The three offenders were last seen running eastbound in the north alley of Briar.
The three attackers were described as:
1) Male, black, wearing a light blue hat, a black t-shirt, and blue jeans
2) Male, black, wearing a red skull cap, a red shirt, and blue jeans
3) Male, black, wearing a black and light blue striped shirt.
Earlier, around 12:15AM, a victim reported that three men got out of a car and pepper sprayed him at Broadway and Roscoe, about 4 blocks north of the robbery scene. The man told 911 operators that he would go to the police station later today to file a report. It is not clear if he was also robbed.
The Roscoe attackers were described as two men of unknown race and one man of Indian descent.