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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Noe Valley Woman Bear-Sprays Alleged Package Thief

Posted By on Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 4:28 PM

click to enlarge Bear spray. Now that's something that will make the holiday season go a little smoother - VIA NOE VALLEY SF
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  • Bear spray. Now that's something that will make the holiday season go a little smoother

Ah, nothing says the holidays are here better than a raging Noe Valley woman bear -spraying a man who swiped a (Christmas?) package from her doorstep.

A Noe Valley neighborhood blog posted a two-part video showing a man creeping into an apartment complex, and perhaps picking off a package that didn't belong to him. The second video shows a woman (identified in the blog post as Sonya) chasing after the package thief. She claims to have doused him with bear spray, after which she went upstairs and bragged about it on Twitter.

Here's a few of Sonya's Tweets that were later posted on the blog:

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But not everyone was as proud of Sonya as she was of herself. Some readers commented that dousing the man with bear spray (which is strong enough to keep a grizzly at bay) was nothing short of acting like a Texan.

Per the blog:
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Erin Sherbert

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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