APD looking for robber who sprayed victim with pepper spray


Aberdeen police are looking for a man who is believed to have sprayed another man in the face with a pepper spray-like substance and demanded money Friday afternoon in 300 block of north B Street.

About 12:30 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to the call, finding a man who told them that he was walking to the thrift store on B Street when he was approached by a male subject that he knows. The victim said the suspect asked him for some money. When the victim said he did not have any money he reported that the suspect sprayed him with the irritating substance and took an undisclosed amount of money from him.

Officers were told that the suspect fled on foot from the area. Aberdeen officers confirmed the identity of the suspect and forwarded the information to officers in the county. The suspect has not been located as of Monday morning.