Peace River RCMP at unfolding event – UPDATED

Peace River, Alberta (2:40 AM) On March 15, 2019 at approximately 8:08 p.m. Peace River RCMP responded to a call of a possibly armed and barricaded male inside a residence near 84 Avenue and 98 Street in Peace River. The scene was immediately contained by the Peace River RCMP and police have since taken one male into police custody without further incident.

The male’s identity will not be released at this time. No one was injured as a result of the incident.

Police continue their investigation into this matter.

RCMP thank the public for their patience during this event and would like to advise the area has been cleared.

BACKGROUND

Peace River, Alberta – (10:38 PM) Peace River RCMP are currently on scene at an unfolding event at a residence near 84 Avenue and 98 Street in Peace River. Police are advising the public to avoid the area until further notice.

Traffic is currently being re-routed and the public can anticipate a high police presence in the area.

RCMP will issue an update when more information is available, and thank the public for their cooperation.

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Peace River RCMP



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