Police investigating after man reportedly sprayed with sensory irritant in Dartmouth

Halifax police are searching for two suspects following a reported incident on Tuesday. File / Global News

Halifax Regional Police are investigating after a man was reportedly sprayed with a sensory irritant on Tuesday.

Police say the incident occurred at 7:18 p.m. in the 40-50 block of King Street in Dartmouth, N.S.

According to authorities, the man did not require medical treatment.

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There were four people in the group of suspects, but only two could be described, police say.

According to police, the first suspect is described as a tall, 20- to 25-year-old man with a bald head. He was reportedly wearing a white-and-grey puffy jacket and white-and-grey camouflage pants.

The second suspect is a 20- to 25-year-old man with brown hair. He was reportedly wearing a black long-sleeved shirt with white on one sleeve, a white T-shirt and blue jeans.

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“All parties appear to be known to one another,” police said in a statement.

Police say the incident is still under investigation.

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