Male suspect arrested following assault with bear mace


Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On April 15, 2021, at approximately 1:30 pm, police responded to a report of an assault in which two individuals were sprayed with bear mace in the area of the 800 block of Pacific Ave.  The two victims were treated for the exposure to the chemical at BRHC.

Police attempted to locate the suspect, but he fled from the area.

The 22-year-old male suspect was located on April 19, 2021 while walking in the 300 block of 8th street shortly after 2:00 am.  He was under the influence of illicit drugs at the time of his arrest, contrary to prior release conditions.

He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Assault with a Weapon X2 and Fail to Comply with Release Order.