Another bear spray incident reported in Brandon

Photo by Liam Pattison Photography

Shorlty after 9:00 pm on April 21st a call was received stating a male was bear sprayed on the 800 block of Pacific Ave.  Upon police arrival a suspect fled on foot and was chased.  He was apprehended after a short foot pursuit and police located a cannister of bear spray on him as well as a machete strapped to his leg.  As a result a 28 year old male was arrested and charged with Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon X2, Carry Concealed Weapon, and Resist Arrest.  He was lodged for court in the AM.

While police were dealing with the above matter another male approached  and began interfering.  He matched the description of one of the suspects who was involved in the above bear spray incident and was checked.  He was found to have a knife concealed on him.  He was arrested for Carry Concealed Weapon.  A 27 year old male was lodged at BPS and released with an Undertaking with a court date of June 15th.