Fort Nelson man arrested following threats of self harm

On Wednesday, September 9 2020, Fort Nelson RCMP received a report of threats made
against a government agency and threats of self-harm.

A suspect was quickly identified and police located the man at his residence. The man appeared to be distraught and initially would not leave his home.

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The Emergency Response Team was called for assistance. Through successful negotiations, the man left his home and was apprehended by police and taken to hospital for assessment. There were no reports of injuries.

The investigation continues and the man will appear in court in November 2020. 

This information was provided by Northern Rockies RCMP. Email your crime news tips to Tom Summer at

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