Bear spray was amongst the tools of choice for two would-be car thieves in Bedford overnight.
From Halifax Police Service:
“Units responded to an attempt theft of vehicle on the Bedford Highway. The owner of the vehicle reported that he received a call from his neighbours indicating that they witnessed two unknown males inside his vehicle. Two suspects matching the description were located my police in the 200 block area of the Bedford Highway and were arrested. As a result, break tools, bear spray and property stolen from the vehicle were located on one of the males.
A 23 year old male was charged with attempted theft of a vehicle was released to appear in court at a later date.
A 22 year old male was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of stolen property, possession of break tools, attempted theft of a vehicle and breach of probation. He was held in custody and will appear in Halifax court sometime today.”