Current Conditions

Clear
-12.4°C

Two suspects on the run after pepper-spray assault on North Shore

September 06, 2016 - 10:29 AM

KAMLOOPS - Police in Kamloops are searching for two women who are accused of pepper-spraying people who were sleeping in a vehicle on the North Shore.

Crews responded to the Esso gas station on Tranquille Road just after 9:30 this morning, Sept. 6.

Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Matt Rattee says the assault happened somewhere on Leigh Road. Two people who were sleeping in a vehicle were apparently pepper-sprayed by who police believe are two women.

The victims ran to the Esso gas station and asked attendants for help.

The pair has been taken to hospital and police are hoping to have descriptions of the suspects after the victims are treated.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Ashley Legassic or call 250-319-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2016
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kelowna News
  • Comments

View Site in: Desktop | Mobile