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Pepper spray displaces L.A. hotel guests

March 11, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Approximately 100 people were displaced from the 10th floor of the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Los Angeles after guests complained of a pepper spray smell on that floor.As many as 30 complained of eye and throat irritation, but none have required treatment or transport to the hospital.

The 10th floor was evacuated during an investigation and Wilshire Blvd. was briefly closed in both directions.

It's still not clear who was responsible for releasing the pepper spray. Everyone was let back into their rooms just after 6 a.m.


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