BOSTON (CBS) – Transit Police arrested a Dorchester man after he allegedly sprayed bear repellent on a Pink Line prepare.
It occurred simply earlier than 7 p.m. Tuesday close to Andrew Sq.. Three folks complained of respiratory and eye irritation. They have been handled by Boston EMS.
When officers arrived, they discovered 34-year-old Gregory Gomes laying down on the platform. When police walked as much as him, he allegedly mentioned “I by chance blew it up” and confirmed them a bear repellent spray in his backpack.
Witnesses mentioned Gomes eliminated the massive can of bear repellent and sprayed it for a “few seconds,” Transit Police mentioned.
After a short wrestle, Gomes was arrested. He was charged with assault and battery with a harmful weapon and resisting arrest.