Robbers use spray weapon

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A MAN was robbed after he was sprayed in the face with liquid and incapacitated.

The victim, aged 25, was walking with a friend near The Globe Arena on Westgate when they were approached by two other men.

One of the men then sprayed liquid in the other man’s face using a homemade device.

The victim was searched and £180 was stolen from him.

He suffered reddening and irritation to his eyes and face as a result of being sprayed.

The first robber was white, with an Irish accent, short, with black curly hair, in his early 20s, wearing a red and black check shirt, jeans and black trainers.

The second attacker was white, stocky, in his early 20s, with short, light brown hair and wearing a zip-up jacket and jeans.

If anyone has any information about the robbery, which occurred on March 12 at 9pm, they should contact police on 101 quoting crime reference number BB1200954 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.