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Man robbed, pepper sprayed in his apartment, Madison police say

March 22, 2019

A 19-year-old Madison man was robbed at gunpoint in his apartment Friday morning, and was pepper sprayed during the robbery.

It happened at about 9:40 a.m. in an apartment on North Lincoln Ridge Drive, Madison police said.

The victim let an acquaintance into his apartment, but the acquaintance was accompanied by two men who were strangers to the victim, the strangers also going inside.

“One was armed with a gun,” said police spokesman Joel DeSpain. “During the robbery, one of the suspects used a peppery spray on the victim, with some spray ending up in the hallway.”

The robbers took the victim’s money and fled.

No description of the suspects was given.