Three people pepper sprayed in a Vernon neighbourhood

On Saturday at about 4:45 p.m., police officers were called to 18th Avenue and 31st Street

A suspect is being sought after an assault in a Vernon neighbourhood.

On Saturday at about 4:45 p.m., police officers were called to 18th Avenue and 31st Street where three people had been pepper sprayed.

“At least one of the victims was also assaulted with a weapon of some kind,” said Gord Molendyk, RCMP spokesperson.

No arrests have been made.

“A few people of interest have come to light,” said Molendyk of a possible suspect.

It’s not known if the victims knew the perpetrator.

“Officers are trying to narrow down the who, what and why,” said Molendyk.