MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Doral police said about 30 to 40 people had to be treated Saturday afternoon after a man started randomly using pepper spray or similar irritant at Miami International Mall.
Police said the man fled the scene in a yellow cab.READ MORE: Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho On Mask Use For Upcoming School Year: 'Decision Cannot Be Rushed'
The cause of the incident is under investigation by Doral Police.
The mall was evacuated as a result of this incident.READ MORE: Cleveland Clinic Weston Once Again #1 Hospital In Miami-Fort Lauderdale Metro Area
There was heavy police and fire rescue presence at the mall.
Drivers are urged to avoid the area.
No other details were immediately available.MORE NEWS: Calls Continue For Cuban Embassy In DC To Be Shut Down
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477 or (305) 471-TIPS.