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Standoff in Kimmirut ends peacefully
Kimmirut, Nunavut – At 2:05 pm EST, the suspect involved in a three-day standoff surrendered peacefully to police. He and another man, who were barricaded inside a Kimmirut residence, were taken into custody by RCMP officers.No further tactical action on the part of the RCMP was required, and no injuries were sustained.
Charges against at least one person are pending.
Police remain on the scene, following up with the onsite investigation.
The RCMP is extremely pleased to have obtained a peaceful resolution to this situation.
The RCMP wishes to thank the Mayor, Senior Administrative Officer and the residents of Kimmirut for their assistance and cooperation in this matter.
For more information, please contact Sgt. Stephen Power at (867) 939-0123.
Page updated: 2008-04-18
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