SAN ANTONIO -- Police say a car wash attendant used his squirt bottle to ward off a pair of armed robbers early Thursday morning.

San Antonio police said the 54-year-old man was approached by two men in the 1700 block of Woodlawn around 3 a.m. One of the men was armed with a gun while the other had a knife.

The men tried to rob the victim, police said, but were squirted with the man's squirt bottle.

The man with the knife stabbed the victim in the ribs before both of the men ran away.

The victim was taken to University Hospital.

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