IOWA CITY — A weekend robbery is under investigation.
According to an Iowa City police news release, officers were called to First and Muscatine avenues at 7:48 p.m. Saturday for a report of a robbery. Officers met with a man who said he had been approached at Kum & Go, 2303 Muscatine Ave., by a woman claiming she needed help getting into a nearby residence.
Police said the man followed the woman to an alley south of the 2200 block of Muscatine Avenue, where he was pepper-sprayed by the woman and then jumped by two men. The man then was robbed, police said.
Police said the man had minor injuries. The woman was described as wearing a blue sweatshirt and pink cloth mask.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department or Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers.
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