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Arrest made in barricade incident


A 29-year-old man was arrested and held in custody following a standoff with police, last week.
In the early morning hours of Feb. 11, RCMP received a report of a male at a residence in the Eclipse area east of Dauphin who was armed with a weapon. Information provided indicated a female was still inside the residence with possible injuries.
The RCMP’s Negotiation Team and Emergency Response Team were contacted and deployed to the scene.
At approximately 10:43 a.m., the man exited the residence and surrendered to police.
He was taken into custody without incident.
A 21-year-old female was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police maintain that throughout the incident there was no threat to public safety.
Dauphin RCMP continue to investigate the incident.

Staff Writer