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Man sprayed with irritant during Kijiji jewelry sale in Dartmouth

Halifax police are looking for two men after someone was sprayed with an unknown irritant during a Kijiji sale in Dartmouth.

Police say at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to a robbery complaint near Lacomb Drive and Gaston Road. The victim, 25, said he met two parties to sell a piece of jewelry that he had advertised on Kijiji.

Once the victim handed over the jewelry, police say he was sprayed with an irritant and the two men fled the area on foot.

The victim was treated on scene and a search by a police K9 team couldn't locate the suspects.

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