August 21, 2013 3:03 pm
Updated: August 21, 2013 3:24 pm

Agent 728 won’t face charges for pepper spray incident

Officer 728 drew attention when a video made the rounds of her pepper-spraying student protesters


MONTREAL – Constable Stéfanie Trudeau, famously known as Agent 728, will not be facing any criminal charges over an incident at student protests this May.

Trudeau was caught on film repeatedly pepper-spraying a young protester.

This isn’t the first time Constable Trudeau has been accused of being over-aggressive with the public; she was suspended and ordered to seek psychiatric treatment, October 2nd, 2012, after becoming somewhat of a viral sensation for videos showing her abusive behavior.

The chief prosecutor’s office released a statement Wednesday claiming to have analyzed the case and decided that they would not be seeking any criminal charges.

The statement said the video did not show a concrete account of the events leading up to the pepper-spraying, thus, not providing enough evidence to prosecute.

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