West Prince armed standoff ends peacefully; “male uttering threats with a firearm at a residence”

Prince District, Prince Edward Island – Shortly after midnight on January 24, 2021, Prince District RCMP received a complaint regarding a male uttering threats with a firearm at a residence in Nail Pond. Prince District RCMP immediately attended, contained the residence and commenced negotiations with the lone male.

File Photo - RCMP
File Photo – RCMP

With the assistance of the RCMP Crisis Negotiation Team, RCMP Emergency Response Team, Police Dog Service, Emergency Medical Response Team members, UAV/Drone operators, and General Duty members, the suspect peacefully surrender following lengthy negotiations. A search warrant was executed on the residence where three firearms were seized. The individual is currently being provided care in hospital and the investigation into the matter is ongoing.

Prince District RCMP wish to thank the local community, nearby residents, the Town of Tignish, the rapid response of first responders to bring this situation to a quick and peaceful resolution.

Prince District RCMP

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