Large police presence

Ridge Meadows

2021-07-09 12:32 PDT

File # Public Advisory

Maple Ridge, B.C. – Ridge Meadows RCMP currently have a large police presence in downtown Maple Ridge.

On Friday, July 9, at around 10:00 AM, police received a report of a man who had barricaded himself inside a house in the 22100 block area of Lougheed Hwy. The initial report alleged the man was in possession of firearms therefore, the RCMP’s Integrated Emergency Response team has been activated.

Out of an abundance of caution police will respond to this type of incident with a large presence as the public expects police to ensure the safety of the community and all responding police personnel. States Inspector Adam Gander.

This is an unfolding isolated incident and the public can expect to see the continuation of a large police presence in the area.

Road closures are in effect and citizens are asked to avoid congesting the area with unnecessary travel through the area. Please plan an alternate route.

No further details are available at this time.

Released by
Inspector Adam Gander
Ridge Meadows RCMP
604-463-6251
 

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