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Man sought after Saanich bear spray incident

Crime Stoppers released the male suspect’s photo on Tuesday
Police are looking to identify a suspect connected to a bear spray incident in Saanich. (Courtesy Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Saanich police are looking to identify a male suspect who allegedly bear sprayed someone after he was reportedly caught illegally entering a vehicle.

The alleged incident occurred in the area of North Dairy Road and Shelbourne Street at about 11:45 p.m. on May 26.

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers released photos of the suspect on Tuesday.

Anyone with information can report what they know anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip at

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