December 11, 2013
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two men who police said dressed as women are jailed on robbery charges following an incident at a Florida Home Depot store in which employees and customers were hit with pepper spray.
Boynton Beach police said Thursday that 24-year-old David Tucker and 26-year-old Kendal Edgar Lowry were dressed as females when they allegedly tried to steal power tool batteries using a large purse.
When confronted by a store employee, police say Lowry used the pepper spray.
The incident Wednesday was captured on surveillance video.
Four people were treated at a hospital for pepper spray exposure.
A third man police said was the getaway car driver is also facing robbery charges.
Court records didn't list attorneys for any of the three.