SASKATOON – Two teens have been arrested in connection to a bear spray incident earlier this month.
Saskatoon police say that two females, age 14 and 15, have been charged with aggravated assault. In addition, police say they expect to charge a 14-year-old male with aggravated assault.
According to police, at approximately 4:10 a.m. on March 19, patrol members were dispatched to an apartment building in the 800 block of Confederation Drive for a report of an unknown problem. When they arrived, they noticed a heavy odour of bear spray inside along with a fog from a recently deployed fire extinguisher.
Police found an injured 25-year-old man inside and he was taken to hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries. Patrol officers observed multiple females in the area with a significant amount of blood on them. Two of them, ages 16 and 19, were arrested and each charged with aggravated assault.
Police learned that, prior to their arrival, an altercation involving numerous people occurred, resulting in the victim, the 25-year-old man, being assaulted. Further investigation determined that the victim had previously assaulted one of the suspects. The 25-year-old man was also charged with domestic assault.
Police say their investigation is ongoing.
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