UPDATE: Loon Lake RCMP increased police presence on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation, Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan RCMP would like to advise the public that the police operation responding to the potential armed and barricaded situation reported earlier today has concluded.

As a result of this operation, one adult male was safely taken into custody. The residence was searched and no one else was found in the residence.

All RCMP officers and additional resources have cleared the scene.

Police officers believe there is no risk to public safety at this point in relation to this investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Background

Loon Lake RCMP increased police presence on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

Loon Lake RCMP are currently responding to a potential armed and barricaded situation involving an unknown number of individuals inside a residence on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation.

The area surrounding the perimeter of the residence is being secured by police to help maintain public safety. Additional RCMP resources are en route to assist with the investigation.

Residents in the community and motorists are asked to avoid the area, to provide police with the space required to conduct a safe and thorough investigation.

There will be an increased police presence in the community for an undetermined amount of time.

An update will be provided once the investigation has concluded.

Loon Lake RCMP



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