Richmond RCMP respond to weapons call in the 11000 block of King Rd
May 19, 2020
Shortly after 9:00 am on May 19, 2020, Richmond RCMP received a report of someone allegedly in possession of a weapon at a residence in the 11000 block of King Rd. Frontline police officers arrived within a very short time frame and quickly secured the area.
Based on information received, frontline officers enlisted the assistance of the Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team.
Two individuals were located inside of a suite in the residence. One remains in custody for an outstanding warrant on an unrelated matter. No injuries were sustained by any of the parties involved.
"Our frontline officers flooded the area and quickly contained the scene," says Constable Kenneth Lau. "Despite the active and dynamic call, they took actions to ensure that the safety of the public was always maintained."
As this matter is active and ongoing, no further information will be released at this time to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed, or have information regarding this incident, is asked to contact Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212 and quote file number 2020-13436. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Corporal Dennis Hwang
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