Postal worker fights off robber with pepper spray

Little Rock, Arkansas police arrested a man Thursday in the attempted robbery of a postal service worker, according to a report.

The report said that Blessoe Watson, 21, of Little Rock was thwarted in the attempt when the postal worker used pepper spray. Watson then ran into the former Franklin Elementary School at 1701 S. Harrison St. where he reportedly assaulted another person, the report said.

Officers found him in possession of a stolen truck at West 16th Street and South Harrison Street, where he was detained at 12:05 p.m., according to the report.

Watson was taken to the Pulaski County jail where he is being held in lieu of $250,000 bond and charged with felony aggravated robbery, felony theft by receiving and misdemeanor battery.


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