Bear spray incident at Cornwall Centre under investigation

Regina police have launched an investigation into a weapons offence that involved bear spray Thursday afternoon at the Cornwall Centre.

Police were dispatched to a weapons offence at the 2100 block of 11th Avenue at 4:10 p.m.

Mall security reported that a young man sprayed a victim on the shopping centre’s second floor with what is believed to be bear spray, then fled.

The building was evacuated as a result. Police arrived later, and the victim was located and assisted.

This incident is still under investigation, and anyone with information that could assist police is asked to contact the Regina Police Service (306-777-6500) or Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-8477).

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