SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Three girls allegedly pepper sprayed three people on Tuesday when they were confronted trying to steal makeup from a store in downtown San Francisco.

The robbery occurred around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, when the three 15-year-old girls walked into the store in the 100 block of Powell Street and shoplifted items including makeup, police said.

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When the girls were confronted by three adults as they walked toward the exit, they allegedly sprayed two men and one woman with pepper spray and fled, according to police.

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Witnesses pointed the girls out to responding officers, who placed them under arrest.

The victims were all treated at the scene and then released.

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