Police Arrest One In Bear Spray Robbery

A 17year old male youth is in police custody after he and another male robbed a drinking establishment located in the 2400 block of 22nd Street West.

At about 2:40 this morning the two would be robber's entered the premises and one sprayed an employee of the establishment with bear spray. The employee then got into an altercation with the one who had sprayed him. The employee struck the robber with a baseball bat and then held him for police.

The other fled the scene with a bottle of liquor. He is described as a caucasian male, 5'5''-5'8" in height with a shaved head and wearing white clothing.

The accused will appear in court later today charged with Armed Robbery.

(Occurrence Number: 07-85943 )