7 Treated After Pepper Spray Exposure at Va. Mall

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    A would-be shoplifter trying to get away with footwear from a Payless shoe store at the Ballston Common mall sprayed a can of Mace or pepper spray that left seven people seeking treatment for irritated eyes and skin, WTOP reported. http://www.wtopnews.com

    Arlington County Police said the shoplifter discharged the spray Tuesday afternoon inside a mall entrance. None of the injuries is considered serious.

    The alleged shoplifter got away.