Camera captures thief accidentally pepper-spraying himself

"Today" released footage from a gas station in Siberia of an unexpected robbery moment.

An armed robber's plan took an odd turn when the thief was attempting to clear out the cash register, saw an employee enter the store and aimed the spray at himself instead of the store clerk. The employee took the mistake as an opportunity to grab a mop and beat the thief out of the store.

The robber still managed to get away with approximately $100.