Swedish Pepper Spray Sales Soar After Wave of Rape Attacks

Breitbart | 8/19/2019 | Staff
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Swedish retail chain Kjell & Company have claimed that they are selling pepper spray at a record pace after a wave of rape attacks hit the national headlines over the summer.

The company say they expect sales of the self-defence item to increase by 90 percent in August compared to the start of the summer in June, while pepper spray manufacturer Plegium says they have also experienced an explosion in sales, Swedish newspaper Expressen reports.

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Plegium said that they have seen increased sales over the last three years in Sweden but the summer of 2019 has been different, with the company saying sales this summer had “officially exploded.”

The self-defence retail website Bodyguard also claimed they had seen an increase in sales of up to 21 percent in July compared to July of 2018, noting that the increase came despite more competition in the self-defence marketplace.

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Expressen reports the remarks of 23-year-old Carolina Tuula, a resident of the city of Uppsala, which has seen a number of assault rapes in recent weeks. The threat of...
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