Bear Spray – 100 Block 3rd Ave. N

Saskatoon Police responded to a report of a physical altercation involving bear spray, in progress downtown today at noon.

When officers arrived at the 100 block of 3rd Avenue North at 12:00 p.m., September 15, 2017, numerous individuals were found suffering from the effects of bear spray. Suspects had fled the scene prior to Police arrival.

A few minutes later, bicycle patrol members located a 14 year old male two blocks away matching a suspect description from witnesses. The officers located a can of bear spray and marihuana in his backpack.

A 14 year old male has been charged with Assault with a Weapon (X2), Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public, Carry a Concealed Weapon, Breach of Probation, Breach of Undertaking and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

No other suspects have been located. If you have any information on this incident, please contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 17-97741)