Robbery victim Maced by gunman

Robbery victim Maced by gunman

URBANA — Police are investigating an armed robbery early Sunday morning in which one of the victims was sprayed with Mace.

According to an Urbana police report, a 19-year-old Urbana woman and a 19-year-old Urbana man were in the 300 block of West Locust Street at 1 a.m. Sunday when a masked man pointed a gun at them and sprayed them with Mace.

The robber took a purse, cash, cellphone, keys and identification items, then ran away.

The robber was wearing blue jeans, a hooded sweatshirt and a black ski mask. His description was incomplete.

The male victim received what police called minor injuries. The woman was not injured, according to police.

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