Police presence downtown: arrest made


2024-02-08 13:31 PST

File # 2024-1739

Multiple frontline officers responded to the downtown core of Penticton this morning in response to a suspected weapons report.

On February 7th, 2024, at 9:00 a.m., frontline officers in Penticton responded to the 400 block of Main St, after reports of a man holding what appeared to be a firearm.

Officers immediately attended and located the man. While taking him into custody, they seized a BB gun in his possession.

The 35-year-old Penticton resident was found to have outstanding warrants, and later detained for court proceedings.

No one was reportedly harmed or threatened.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who has information that may be related is asked to please contact the Penticton RCMP Detachment, 250-492-4300. 

Released by:

Cpl. James Grandy
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Southeast District
Office: 250-460-2398

Email: james.grandy@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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