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Suspects spray movie theatre patrons with noxious substance

Durham Police yesterday said two suspects seen with a large knife are wanted for spraying what is believed to be pepper spray in a movie theatre in Oshawa.

On Sunday, March 24 at about 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. One of the two suspects was seen fleeing with a large knife. Both suspects fled the area prior to police arrival, police said.

Patrons inside sustained minor irritation due to the spray.

The first suspect is described as: male, White, approximately 5’9” tall, and approximately 160 lbs. He was wearing a black toque, black mask, and a gray jogging sweat suit.

The second suspect is described as: male, White, approximately 5’6” tall, and approximately 150 lbs. He was wearing a gray toque, black mask, and black jogging sweat suit.

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

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