Bridgeport Police said a customer at a local business is accused of pepper spraying several employees and fleeing.
The incident happened on Fairfield Avenue at approximately 4 p.m. Saturday.
Officials said they've taken 28-year-old Freddie G. Trowell into custody in connection with the incident after obtaining video surveillance footage.
A police officer saw several employees outside the business "exhibiting blood-stained eyes and mucus discharge from their noses," authorities said. Officials said these are signs that pepper spray had been used.
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Emergency personnel helped the employees at the scene and one person was taken to the hospital.
Trowell faces charges including second-degree assault, second-degree reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. He was placed on a $31,000 bond, authorities said.