Suspects and Witnesses Sought in Pepper Spray Incident15-8183
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in an assault with a weapon early this morning in the entertainment district near Princess and Division Streets.
Shortly before 2:00am, a group of men were leaving a local establishment, when they became involved in altercation with another group of men on the sidewalk of Princess Street. The suspects attempted to initiate a fight with the victims, who declined to fight. The suspects then produced canisters of what the victims believe was pepper spray or “bear spray” and sprayed the group in the
Foot Chase Leads to Arrests, Charges of Break and Enter
On the afternoon of Thursday, March 26th, at approximately 5:30pm, a resident in the 800 block of Montreal St. called 911 to report two armed males trying to break into his apartment. The suspects were reported to be carrying knives and steel bars.
Two officers from the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) were nearby, and responded to the potentially dangerous situation. The first officer was on scene within two minutes, and saw two suspects fleeing the rear of the residence on foot. The officer gave chase, and apprehended both suspects near the intersection of Montreal and Railway streets.