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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.

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The cause of the incident is under investigation by Doral Police.

The mall was evacuated as a result of this incident.

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There was heavy police and fire rescue presence at the mall.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area.

No other details were immediately available.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477 or (305) 471-TIPS. Team