SACRAMENTO, CA - Two robbers turned a man's effort to protect himself back on him.
The incident took place at 2648 Watt Avenue just before 11 Monday night, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. The 40-year-old victim was sitting outside of a business, using his laptop computer when two men approached him. The victim's pepper spray was sitting on the ground next to him.
The two men grabbed the pepper spray and sprayed the victim in the face. They then grabbed his laptop and fled, the sheriff's report stated.
Fire emergency responders treated the victim.
The victim described the first attacker as black, 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 175 pounds. He had black hair.
The second assailant was described as black, 35 to 40 years old, 6 feet 1 inches tall and also 175 pounds. He had black hair.