30-year-old New Westminster resident arrested in domestic incident

ON Wednesday at approximately 2 p.m., New Westminster Police responded a domestic incident near 20th Street and 6th Avenue. The suspect was identified and later located at a residence in the 300-block of Agnes Street.

Patrol members attempted to negotiate the surrender of the suspect, but he refused to come out of the apartment. The Lower Mainland District Emergency Response Team was deployed to assist with the arrest. The suspect was located inside the residence at approximately 7 p.m. and taken into custody without incident.

The New Westminster Police will be recommending charges against a 30-year-old New Westminster resident related to assault with a weapon, dangerous operation of a conveyance, uttering threats, and criminal harassment.

“We’re still in the early stages of this investigation, but there is no ongoing risk to the public,” said Sgt. Justine Thom. “We thank neighbours in the area for their patience and cooperation as we took this suspect into custody.”

 

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