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Woman robbed in Fitchburg after being sprayed with pepper spray


FITCHBURG (WKOW) -- A woman was robbed by three suspects and sprayed with pepper spray.

According to the Fitchburg Police Department, officers were called about midnight to the 3300 block of Leopold Way for a report of an armed robbery. According to the female victim, she was approached by three suspects, all of which were wearing masks across their faces.

One of the suspects was wearing blue jeans and a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with a white "squiggle" pattern on the sweatshirt. The other two suspects were wearing dark clothing.

The woman was sprayed with pepper spray. The suspects then grabbed her purse. A K-9 track tried to find the suspects, but was not successful. The victim was taken to the hospital for her pepper spray exposure.

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