NEW GLASGOW – New Glasgow Regional Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance after a motorist sprayed a traffic control person with an irritant on Tuesday.
The incident occurred on Westville Road and Balour Street in New Glasgow’s business district shortly before 2:30 p.m.
The traffic control person was conducting traffic control duties for road construction and wouldn’t allow a vehicle to proceed.
The suspect asked to speak with the 28-year-old male officer and sprayed him in the face with an unknown irritant before fleeing past him.
The officer suffered no major injuries.
The driver was described as a white male in his 50s in a grey Mazda SUV.
If anyone has any information they can contact the New Glasgow Regional Police at (902) 752-1941, or provide information anonymously through Crime Stoppers or 1-800-222-8477.