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Bear spraying incidents a problem in Williams Lake

Bear spraying incidents are a problem in Williams Lake the RCMP said Tuesday.

“We have investigated five complaints involving bear spray in the month of May,” Williams Lake RCMP Sgt. Rick LeBeuf said.

On Tuesday, May 20 at 7:27 a.m. the RCMP responded to a bear spray incident in the 600 Block of Carson Drive.

They arrived to find a window had been broken and the bear spray released inside the house through the window.

A vehicle description resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old male. The matter is still under investigation.

 

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