SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — For the second time in two months, a KPIX 5 journalist was the victim of a crime while on the job.
The reporter and his security guard were near Stow Lake in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Wednesday when the two were pepper-sprayed during an attempted robbery of the reporter’s video camera.READ MORE: UPDATE: Investigation Finds San Leandro Officers Didn't Follow Use of Force, Taser Policies in Fatal Walmart Shooting
After the robbers stole the camera, the security guard chased them. While fleeing one of the robbers was hit by their own getaway car and dropped the camera.READ MORE: Bouncing Back? New Unemployment Claims In California Down Drastically
The suspects left the scene in a Chevrolet SS with Nevada license plates. Both the reporter and the guard are okay.MORE NEWS: San Jose Launches 'SJ Aspires' College Tuition Assistance Program For 700 Students