Distraught male causes highway closure

Kimberley RCMP responded to a report of a distraught man

Cpl. D.J. Tyreman

Kimberley RCMP

 

Just after 3:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 21st, the Kimberley RCMP responded to a report of a distraught man in the 8700 block of Highway 95A.

Further information learned by police was that the man may have access to firearms.

Additional officers were called in, including a negotiator to assist in setting up a safety perimeter, which included the closure of Highway 95A for several hours.

At 2:50 p.m, the man surrendered to police without incident. He was taken into custody and transported to hospital for medical treatment.

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