Police say a man is facing multiple charges after allegedly spraying a person and dogs with dog repellent.

Investigators say the alleged incident occurred at Fireman's Park in Niagara Falls.

They say a 66-year-old Niagara Falls man is being charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and cruelty to animals.

Police say the accused is to appear in court in St. Catharines, Ont., on Jan. 3.