Police safely apprehend person on bridge

Kamloops City

2023-01-25 14:19 PST

File # 2023-2785

A person experiencing a mental health crisis was taken to the hospital for medical attention following a report that brought officers to the Red Bridge last night.

On Jan. 23, 2023, around 9:20 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended the Red Bridge off of Lorne Street for a third-party report of a person in emotional distress. Officers were able to locate the person shortly after and apprehend them under the Mental Health Act.

The person was immediately taken to hospital for medical assessment and care.

Released by

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn

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