Police: Man assaulted with grizzly bear spray during robbery in Medford Township
A Medford Township man was assaulted with grizzly bear spray during a robbery, according to township police.
Authorities say the incident happened on Sept. 19 around 10:20 p.m. on Tuckerton Road.
Police were responding to reports of a man with difficulty breathing, but they found out he was the victim of a robbery.
Authorities say a man dressed in black clothing and a mask sprayed the victim with the repellent and stole his wallet and phone.
The victim was treated for chemical irritant exposure and abrasions on his head, elbows and knees.
Anyone who might have information about the incident should call Medford police at 609-654-7375.