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Police search for pepper-spray robbery suspect in Fontana

A 43-year-old unidentified gas station clerk was pepper sprayed during a robbery at a 76 gas station located at 16111 Valley Boulevard in Fontana on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. (Google maps)
December 4, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Police are asking for help finding a robber who pepper sprayed a gas station clerk before running off with a case of beer.

The robbery happened at a 76 gas station located at 16111 Valley Boulevard in Fontana.

Authorities say the suspect entered the gas station, grabbed a case of beer, and sprayed the clerk in the face with pepper spray before fleeing Monday.

The suspect was described as a male between 19 and 20 years old, standing 5 feet tall, weighing around 150 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing black baggy shorts and a white T-shirt.

He is said to have fled the scene in a silver Honda Accord with tinted windows.

The victim suffered a temporary burning sensation from the pepper spray but was said to be OK.


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