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Police investigate bear spray incident in downtown Kelowna

November 19, 2020 - 11:46 AM

Police are investigating after an unknown person deployed bear spray inside a building in downtown Kelowna.

Kelowna RCMP were called to a building in the 700 block of Bernard Avenue after it was reported that someone had used bear spray inside yesterday, Nov. 19, at around 9:15 a.m., according to an RCMP media release.

Officers attended the scene along with the Kelowna Fire Department and B.C. Emergency Health Services. No victims were found on scene, and the building is now being aired out.

Police are investigating the incident and urge anyone with information to call the Kelowna RCMP at at 250-250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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