Houston RCMP were called to a residence in the 2200 block of Tweedie Avenue on Oct. 31.

Peaceful resolution reached in Houston

RCMP were able to reach a peaceful resolution with a distraught woman in Houston after hours of negotiations today.

RCMP were able to reach a peaceful resolution with a distraught woman in Houston after hours of negotiations today.

Around 2 a.m. on Oct. 31, Houston RCMP received a call about a distraught woman in a residence in the 2200 block of Tweedie Avenue.

Officers on scene believed the individual may also be in possession of a firearm.

Fearing for police and the public’s safety, the Prince George Emergency Response Team and two negotiators were called to assist Houston RCMP in the situation as police were concerned for the woman’s well-being.

According to police, the incident was “very dynamic,” and shortly after noon the woman was safely taken into custody and attended to by medical personnel.

RCMP thanked the public for their respect and patience while they were able to bring this this situation to a positive resolution.


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