Two teens face charges after woman assaulted, threatened with bear spray in Dartmouth: police

Halifax Regional Police say two teens have been charged with assault, assault with a weapon, and possession of a weapon following a dispute in Dartmouth Monday night. 

Police say the incident happened around 11 p.m. between a 44-year-old woman and two boys. 

Officers say one of the teens assaulted the woman, while the other threatened her with bear spray. 

The suspects then fled the area on foot, but were later arrested in the area. 

Police say one the teens was found with a BB gun. 

They say the woman did not require medical attention. 

Officers say one of the suspects has been released to attend court at a later date, while the other has been held to attend court on Tuesday.