Multiple arrests made in kidnapping investigation, say Port Moody Police

MULTIPLE arrests have been made in a kidnapping incident that took place in Port Moody on Wednesday morning.
On April 19 at about 10 a.m., Port Moody Police received multiple 9-1-1 calls after a man was reportedly pulled into a vehicle in the brewery district on Murray Street.

Police immediately engaged support from the Vancouver Police Department’s Major Crime Section who helped lead this complex investigation.

To protect the sensitive nature of the investigation, police were unable to share information about the case, however there was never an ongoing danger to the public.

On Friday, with assistance from the VPD Emergency Response Team, RCMP’s Lower Mainland District Integrated Emergency Response Team and the British Columbia Conservation Officer Service, police performed a rescue operation and related arrests in the Mission area.

The male hostage, a man in his 40’s, was rescued. Multiple arrests have been made.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time, Port Moody
Constable Sam Zacharias said.