RCMP evacuated several houses in the 1900-block of Spruce Street Tuesday as they arrested a local man with several outstanding warrants.
The arrest happened at about 3 p.m. as police acted on a tip that a man wanted by police was hiding in the house.
Police surrounded the house and at approximately 5:30 p.m., the man surrendered and was arrested by members of the RCMP’s North District Emergency Response Team.
Eric West, 39, was wanted on the following charges:
- Attempted kidnapping
- Assault with a Weapon
- Assault Causing Bodily Harm
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose