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Witnesses sought after pepper spray incident at downtown Kamloops McDonald's

January 31, 2017 - 4:36 PM

KAMLOOPS - Police are looking for three suspects after a downtown pepper spraying incident this afternoon.

RCMP say at around 2:10 p.m., Jan. 31, a man discharged pepper spray at the entrance to the downtown McDonald's at Victoria Street and Third Avenue. He was accompanied by two women.

Police don't have a description of any of the suspects, who a witness says got into a vehicle and drove off.

A man was nearby when the pepper spray went off and needed some medical attention, RCMP say. He was treated at the scene and released.

Kamloops RCMP are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident and have a description of the suspect to contact them at 250-828-3000 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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