Wood Buffalo RCMP apprehend male with firearm

Fort McMurray, Alberta – On August 2, 2022 at approximately 02:15 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a male with a firearm in the Abasand subdivision of Fort McMurray. The male isolated himself in a nearby wooded area until he eventually surrendered to police.

Wood Buffalo RCMP apprehended the male without incident and without injury. Police did not believe there was any risk to the public throughout the incident.

File Photo – Firearms

The male remains in police custody as the investigation is ongoing. Wood Buffalo RCMP do not anticipate any further updates.

Wood Buffalo RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Wood Buffalo RCMP

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