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Bunnings customers sprayed with unknown substance

Two people are in custody after people at a WA Bunnings were sprayed with an unknown substance.

Two people are in custody after people at a WA Bunnings were sprayed with an unknown substance. Photo: AAP

Two people are in custody after an unknown substance was sprayed at customers and staff at a Bunnings store in the West Australian town of Northam.

The store was evacuated by staff following the incident about 2.30pm on Anzac Day.

“Several people were affected with a burning sensation to their eyes, nose and throats and were treated in hospital as a precaution,” WA Police said in a statement.

Police arrested two people, one of whom is alleged to have sprayed the unknown substance at customers and staff.

The West Australian newspaper reported seven women, two teenage girls and a man were rushed to Northam Regional Hospital for treatment.

Inquiries are continuing.

Topics: Bunnings
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