Deliveryman sprayed in face with chemical substance during robbery

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A Brooklyn food deliveryman was sprayed in the face with a chemical substance and robbed by two men, police say.

The incident happened on Dec. 8, around 7:45 p.m. inside 132 Herkimer St.

Police say the deliveryman from J's Wong Restaurant on Franklin Avenue was lured to the apartment as if to deliver food, but when he got there he was attacked by two men.

The men punched him in the back of the head and sprayed him with a chemical substance before snatching the food and $250. He was transported to Interfaith Hospital in stable condition.

Police have released surveillance images of the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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