Update - RCMP respond to unfolding incident on the Canada US Border

Elk Valley, B.C., Southeast District

2021-04-20 17:01 PDT

File # 2021-1080

US officials have confirmed the man police were searching for near the Roosville border crossing has been taken into custody.

Just before 4 p.m. this afternoon, US officials confirmed that the man they, and the RCMP were searching for has been arrested and is in custody south of the border. (Link to original news release).

A number of RCMP officers, who were deployed to the area to support the on-going search are now in the processes of demobilizing, as such area residents may note increased police vehicle traffic as they return to their respective areas.

For media inquiries contact:
Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey by email at jesse.odonaghey@rcmp-grc.gc.ca or by phone at 250-491-4317

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S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet

Senior Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-4134
Cell: 604-657-5730
Fax: 778-290-6114

Email: janelle.shoihet@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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