Unknown assailant attacks man win ‘noxious substance’ in downtown Kitchener: police

Waterloo Regional Police say an investigation is underway after a man was sprayed with a noxious substance by a stranger in downtown Kitchener on Monday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred near the intersection of Weber and Queen streets at around 6 am

They say the victim, a 52-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital in an ambulance to be treated for minor injuries.

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Despite the man not knowing his attacker, police believe the incident was targeted.

They are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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