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High School Custodian Fights Off Attackers With Graffiti Cleaner

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TEMECULA (CBSLA.com) — A Temecula high school janitor was able to fight off two attackers earlier this week with the help of a bottle of graffiti cleaner.

The custodian was taking graffiti off a bathroom wall around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Temecula Valley High School when two men showed up, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim told the suspects to leave so she could do her job, but one of the suspects jumped in her face and grabbed her shirt and belt.

A sheriff’s spokesman said the woman sprayed her graffiti cleaner into the man’s face, which forced both men to flee the area.

The victim was not injured.

The two suspects were described as black, in their early 20s and about 5 feet 11 inches tall.

One man had a thin build with a goatee. He was wearing a light-colored shirt, red baseball cap, dark pants and red shoes.

The other man had a heavy build and was wearing a red cap, light-colored shirt, dark pants and red shoes.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the sheriff’s Temecula Station at (951) 696-3000.

 (©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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