Group wields pepper spray in Fisherman’s Wharf robbery

Three tourists from Washington state were robbed near Fisherman’s Wharf in the middle of the night Thursday, and one of them was pepper sprayed in the face during the struggle.

Six attackers who appeared to be young men and women, aged 18 to 20, surrounded the trio at Taylor and Bay streets at 1:12 a.m.

Police said a smartphone and cash were stolen. The group ran away from the crime scene on foot.

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