Prince Rupert RCMP say a woman is in custody following an assault on a business owner.
Police were called to the 700 block of 2nd Avenue West around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
They arrived and found the business owner in distress from bear spray.
Mounties say the lone suspect entered the store and immediately sprayed the victim before getting away on foot.
It’s alleged the suspect was wearing a mask and got in a vehicle in the alley between 2nd and 3rd Avenue West.
Witnesses were able to get the licence plate number and RCMP located the woman on 6th Avenue.
Police have a 28-year-old in custody.
Prince Rupert RCMP are asking anyone with information to contact them.