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"Four males who grabbed $200,000 worth of merchandise from a jewelry store in North Vancouver's Capilano Mall on Oct. 14 were tackled by shoppers as they fled. In the ensuing melee, one of the robbers was held down until the police came... "One of the suspects was pulled to the ground, pinned and held until police arrived," said DeVries. The others escaped after dispensing bear spray." [VS]