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Regina police investigating incidents with bear spray on Friday night

Regina, 29, faces two counts of assault with a gun after two people were sprayed with bear spray on Friday night.

Regina police said in a statement that it was sent to the intersection of Elphinstone Street and Saskatchewan Drive at around 6:30 pm. for reports of a victim sprayed with bear spray by a man on a bicycle.

Police said that after a brief discussion, the woman was sprayed with bear spray through an open window while sitting in a vehicle.

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The woman did not need medical assistance.

Shortly after this incident, the police received another report of a bear spray incident at the intersection of Dewdney Avenue and Lewvan Drive.

A man was sitting in his vehicle when a suspect sprayed his windshield with bear spray. The man got out of the vehicle and was hit in the face by the suspect.

The victim held the suspect until the police arrived at the scene. The suspect was arrested without incident.

The victim was treated by the EMS at the scene.

Daylon Pratt faces two counts of assault with a weapon resulting from these incidents.

Pratt is due to make his first appearance in the provincial court on July 27.

Anyone with information that can assist the police in this investigation should contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500, or the local law enforcement agency. Tips can also be made by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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