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UPDATE: Kamloops RCMP peacefully apprehend distraught man from home

The police incident is unfolding in rural Kamloops

UPDATE: 3:47 p.m.

RCMP is confirming the police incident on Shuswap Road, in rural Kamloops, has now ended peacefully.

Just before 1 p.m. RCMP were able to apprehend the distraught man from a home in the Kamloops TK’emlups rural area.

Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey spokesperson for the BC RCMP Southeast District said, following negotiations with the man, and the police tactics used, he presented himself peacefully at the front door of the home, where he was safely taken into custody with the support of the Southeast District Emergency Response Team.

The 29-year-old Kamloops man faces a number of potential criminal charges connected to Tuesday’s incident.

Residents who were asked to avoid the area are allowed to return.

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Kamloops TK’emlups Rural RCMP is currently positioned outside of a home on Shuswap Road after a report of a distraught man inside a residence.

Police were called to the home, in the 700 block of Shuswap Road, about 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 18.

According to Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey several individuals have been able to exit the home safely,

“Officers have established a perimeter around the home as police continue their efforts to make contact, communicate and negotiate with the man,” stated Cpl. O’Donaghey. “he BC RCMP Southeast District Emergency Response Team along with specially trained crisis negotiators, have been called to the scene to assist.”

RCMP is asking the general public to avoid the area until such time the situation is resolved.

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