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CS gas

a gas causing tears, salivation, and painful breathing, used in civil disturbances; ortho-chlorobenzal malononitrile. Formula: C6H4ClCH:C(CN)2
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He was searched and the CS gas was found in his shorts pocket.
Stott was allegedly found in possession of a revolver and weapon designed for the discharge of a noxious liquid or gas, namely CS gas.
When officers arrived and tried to reach the person accused of the assault, there was a stand off between them and a group of students - including Mr Green - during which he was sprayed "at close range" in the eyes with CS gas, the judge continued.
Following a tip-off, we found that as well as Tasers, CS gas is openly on sale at a Total fuel garage on the outskirts of Calais - near the Jungle refugee camp that contains DISGUISE: at least 3,000 people.
Superintendent Peter Bent, of Northumbria Police, said: "We ask for members of the public who may be on the beach today or over the weekend to be vigilant and if they find a CS gas canister of this type or have any concerns to contact police.
Fourteen officers in Fife have been investigated for improper use of CS gas since 2010.
He pulled out a CS gas canister and sprayed his victim in the face for 45 seconds, leaving him half-blind and gasping for breath.
But, when he was caught, Urwin claimed he'd bought the batons to use in fishing and the CS gas to spray a neighbour's dog, who was repeatedly escaping into his garden trying to mate with his dog.
The house, which was in poor condition, was being monitored by four CCTV cameras linked to a central hard drive and a working CS gas canister was kept by the front door.
Cox, of Northampton, was jailed for three years after he admitted burglary, possessing a police uniform and possessing a weapon designed for the discharge of CS gas.
But in the melee, officers sprayed both men with CS gas and arrested them.
THREE police officers ended up in hospital after they were overcome by CS gas fumes.