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Multiple charges laid after bear spray attack

A North Bay man is facing multiple charges after attacking a pair of people with bear spray. 

On August 13, the North Bay Police Service was called to a parking lot on Main St. where an alleged altercation took place. 

Police say that the accused threatened the two victims – one man and one woman – before spraying bear spray on their faces and fleeing on a bicycle. 

Police arrested the accused later that same morning at his house. The two victims suffered minor injuries.

The 33-year-old man has been charged with:

  • One count of Utter a Threat;
  • Two counts of Assault with A Weapon;
  • Two Counts of Administer Noxious Thing; and
  • One count of breach of probation.

He is currently in police custody pending a bail hearing on August 17. 

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