One person in custody after substance sprayed at Bathurst pub patrons

Bathurst Police, New Brunswick

One person is in custody after patrons of a downtown Bathurst pub were allegedly sprayed with a substance similar to pepper spray earlier this week.

The Bathurst Police Force says more than 20 people were affected by the spray while enjoying an evening on Au Bootlegger's patio on Wednesday.

Some were treated at the scene by paramedics, however police do not believe anyone suffered significant injury.

Police haven't released any further information and continue to investigate.

(with files from the Northern Light)