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Pepper-sprayed victim fights back — and wins

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Thieving pepper-spraying thugs were thwarted after a blinded victim fought back in the Western Addition neighborhood Friday, police said.

The thugs tried to rob two people, a 21-year-old woman and 23-year-old man, at a bus stop at Eddy and Divisadero streets around 9:45 p.m.

One of the three suspects, whom cops described only as black men in their 20s, pepper-sprayed both victims and attempted to snatch the woman’s purse, police said.

But the male victim wouldn’t stand for it — he punched the pepper-spraying thug, police said. The suspects fled, and nothing was stolen, police said.

The victims were treated at the scene for pepper spray exposure, police said.

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No arrest has been made in the case.

maldax@sfexaminer.com

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