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Man carjacked after being pepper-sprayed

January 4, 2010 12:52:59 AM PST
A man was apparently pepper-sprayed and carjacked outside a Los Angeles 7-Eleven Monday. The suspect has been arrested.Police said the victim was getting out of his car on South Robertson Boulevard and Airdrome Street when a suspect ran up and put what is believed to be pepper-spray in his face. When the victim's eyes started to burn, he ran into the 7-Eleven to get help.

It wasn't until after he flushed his eyes with water that he realized his car had been stolen. According to the victim, the suspect was arrested a short time later near Olympic Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue.

The victim was shaken by the attack, but was expected to be OK.