9:50 p.m. update: The suspect has surrendered to police and is now in custody.

 

Earlier:

West Shore RCMP are currently dealing with an erratic man in the Gorge Waterway.

According to reports online, the man was initially seen walking along an overpass on HWY 1 in an unsafe manner.

He then stole a vehicle and later crashed into a hydro pole on Helmcken Road. He then fled on foot and stole a canoe in the Gorge Waterway, causing emergency boats to be deployed.

Officers on shore are now trying to talk the man into surrendering.

More to come.

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