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One of two who sprayed film goers caught… and released

Durham Police yesterday said a male youth has been arrested following an investigation into a noxious substance being sprayed in an Oshawa movie theatre.

On Sunday, March 24, at approximately 11:20 pm, members of East Division responded to the Cineplex Movie Theatres located at 1351 Grandview Street North. Two suspects entered a theatre and sprayed what is believed to be pepper spray during a movie.

On Thursday, April 11, members of the East Division Criminal Investigations Branch concluded their investigation into a noxious substance being released in the movie theatre. The suspect youth was identified and arrangements were made for him to surrender himself to police. The youth was brought to a DRPS police station by his parents where he was taken into custody, said a police statement.

A 17-year-old male from Oshawa is charged and released on an undertaking.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Gordon of the East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1615.

Earlier Story

Suspects spray movie theatre patrons with noxious substance

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