Armed and barricaded man arrested in Fort Smith

Arthur C. Green/The Moose
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RCMP are investigating after an armed man barricaded himself inside a Fort Smith home.

RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed and barricaded man inside a home in Fort Smith around 8 pm on Wednesday.

The Northwest Territories RCMP Emergency Response Team assisted, including negotiators, and in the late afternoon October 4, the man was arrested without incident. 

“This was a single incident and the public is not at risk,” the RCMP state in a news release.

The investigation continues and no further information will be released at this time.

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