Man in custody after potential barricaded situation on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

Saskatchewan RCMP advise the public that the police operation responding to the potential armed and barricaded situation reported earlier today has concluded.

As a result of this operation, one adult male was safely taken into custody. The residence was searched and no one else was found in the residence.

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All RCMP officers and additional resources have cleared the scene.

Police officers believe there is no risk to public safety at this point relating to this investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

Earlier today, Loon Lake RCMP said they were responding to a potential armed and barricaded situation involving an unknown number of individuals inside a residence on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation.

The area surrounding the perimeter of the residence was secured by police to help maintain public safety. Additional RCMP resources were en route to assist with the investigation.

Residents in the community and motorists were asked to avoid the area, to provide police with the space required to conduct a safe and thorough investigation.

 

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