New Berlin Police arrest attempted armed robbery suspect who pepper sprayed victim

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- On Monday, November 13 New Berlin Police Officers investigated an armed robbery in the area of 124th Street and North Lane.

Just before 4 p.m., a New Berlin man was walking on 124th Street, near North Lane when he was approached by a man who asked for his wallet. When the man refused, the suspect pulled out a can of pepper spray and sprayed the victim.

A woman passing by called 911 from her car.

The suspect was arrested near 124th and Howard. He was arrested for attempted armed robbery and being a felon in possession of pepper spray.

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