Police are asking people to avoid the area of Finlayson Arm and Millstream Road Thursday afternoon as they deal with an unfolding incident.
On May 25th, just before 1 p.m., West Shore RCMP said they were contacted about a disturbance at a residence in the 800 block of Finlayson Arm Road.
“Frontline officers responded immediately due to the nature of the report,” said Cpl. Chris Dovell.
The unidentified man is suspected to be armed and barricaded inside a home on Finlayson Arm Road.
The situation has prompted a heavy police presence in the area, resulting in the closure of Finlayson Arm Road. Authorities are urging nearby residents to remain indoors, ensuring their safety while the situation unfolds.
West Shore RCMP are currently responding to a police incident in the area of Finlayson Arm Rd. and Millstream Rd. Heavy police presence with road closures in effect. Please stay away from the area.
— West Shore RCMP (@WestshoreRCMP) May 25, 2023
The incident initially came to the attention of law enforcement around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th.
As the West Shore RCMP continue to assess the situation, they are working diligently to resolve it swiftly and securely. However, the specific details surrounding the disturbance and the individual involved remain unclear at this time.
Updates on the incident will be provided as soon as they become available.