Distraught person talked down, taken into custody

Person in possession of several knives when apprehended; but no one injured.

  • Mar. 30, 2016 5:00 p.m.


On March 28, around 9 p.m, Cranbrook RCMP received a call of a suicidal person. The RCMP were advised that this person was in possession of knives and was threatening to harm herself and police if they attended.

Police officers arrived at the residence and spent a considerable amount of time speaking with the woman.

The woman was eventually taken into custody without incident and brought to the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

Although she had been in possession of several knives when she was apprehended, no one was injured.