Man pepper-sprayed, robbed in the Castro 

A man was pepper-sprayed and robbed of his suitcase in the Castro on Tuesday, police said.

The 51-year-old victim was walking in the area of 17th and Castro streets about 1:40 p.m. when an unknown suspect doused him with pepper spray. The suspect took the victim's suitcase and fled. The suitcase contained some clothing and cash, police said.

The victim was hospitalized but his injuries were not life-threatening.

No arrest has been made.

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