Police arrested a man Wednesday afternoon in Abbotsford. He was reportedly pepper-sprayed before being taken into custody.

Man pepper-sprayed and arrested near railroad tracks in Abbotsford

Police and fire crews called to incident at Marshall and Riverside

  • Sep. 18, 2019 12:00 a.m.

Police and fire crews were on scene of an incident on the train tracks at Riverside and Marshall roads in Abbotsford.

A man was in custody and was reportedly pepper-sprayed by police sometime before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The exact circumstances of the incident are not known. A CP Police spokesman would only say that police arrested a trespasser on railroad property.

Members of the CP Police Service, the Abbotsford Police Department and Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service were all on scene.

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