- Associated Press - Thursday, March 6, 2014

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Police say they’ve made an arrest after a man pepper-sprayed an area around the lobby of a Vancouver, Wash., medical clinic.

The Columbian reports (https://is.gd/8B32Yj ) that police arrived Thursday afternoon at a PeaceHealth Medical Group clinic to find several patients and staff members complaining of respiratory irritation.

India Littler was visiting the clinic. She told the newspaper a man sprayed the entry doors and bushes in front of the building and people in the waiting room soon started to cough and get teary eyes. Staffers distributed face masks and water and ventilated the building.

No one was seriously hurt.

Police say 28-year-old Christopher J. Briggs of Vancouver was booked into jail for investigation of fourth-degree assault.


Information from: The Columbian, https://www.columbian.com

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide