Regina Brandt Centre powwow attendees assaulted with bear spray: Regina police

Regina police say a bear spray incident occurred at a powwow held at the Brandt Centre Saturday night. Global News/ Moosa Imran

Attendees of the First Nations University of Canada powwow at Regina’s Brandt Centre were subject to a bear mace incident Saturday night.

The Regina Police Service was called to the building around 9:30 p.m. to a report of people being assaulted with bear spray.

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Officers said they arrived as people were leaving the building.

Witnesses described the suspect as a young man.

The Facebook page for the event said that the powwow was shut down after the incident, but the program would continue Sunday.

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