Man caught on camera spraying pepper spray at supporters during Palestine rally arrested


FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A man caught on camera spraying pepper spray at people near a rally in support of Palestine Saturday night has been arrested.

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Police say a car of Palestine supporters said they were waiting at a stoplight on Blackstone Avenue when Brian Turner, 62, pulled up next to them and started yelling negative things about Palestine.

Photo of Brian Turner provided by the Fresno Police Department

Police say some of the supporters got out of their car which is when the turner sprayed three of them with pepper spray.

Turner was arrested this evening and was booked into the Fresno County Jail on an assault charge.

His bail is set at $150,000.

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July 23 2021 05:30 pm

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