Assault report leads to individual barricading themselves in apartment building

Fort St John

2022-03-09 13:40 HNP

Dossier nº 2022-1951

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

On March 9, 2022, at 8:24am, The Fort St John RCMP received a report of an assault in progress on 102nd Street in Taylor, BC, in an apartment building. 

Frontline police officers attended and spoke to the victim who had exited the residence.  

While on scene, police received additional information that potentially a firearm had been discharged in the residence and evacuated the building.

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The suspect remained in the residence and was uncooperative with police, barricading themselves in the residence.  Due to the potential threat of a firearm, the RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) was called to assist with apprehending the suspect.

With the assistance of ERT, the suspect exited the residence and was taken into custody.  Frontline police officers transported the suspect to the Fort St John RCMP detachment where they currently remain.

Fort St John RCMP have secured the scene for further investigation.

The Fort St John RCMP continues to investigate and are asking anyone who may have additional information in this matter to contact police. If you have information about this incident, please contact the Fort St John RCMP at 250-787-8100.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Chad Neustaeter

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Fort St. John
10648, 100e Rue, Fort St. John (C.-B.) V1J 3Z6
Bureau : 250-787-8100
Télécopieur : 250-787-8133

Courriel : chad.neustaeter@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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