Pepper Spray Forces Evacuation of Whole Foods

Some customers became sick from the spray.

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    Shoppers at the Whole Foods Market in Rockville, Md., got an unexpected and unwanted surprise in the aisles.

    Someone sprayed pepper spray in the store, making some customers sick, fire officials said.

    Crews evacuated the entire store for a short time and vented the building thoroughly.

    None of the customers needed to go to the hospital.

    Investigators aren’t sure who set the pepper spray off.