Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Man holds police at bay
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Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 20 Apr 2007, p. 3


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Halton Police officers, including members of the Tactical Rescue Unit (TRU), were called to a Sargent Rd. residence at approximately 5:25 p.m. Wednesday for a medical situation. Police say a male resident of the home was distraught, refused medical intervention, and did not want the police there. The man was not armed or threatening anyone, but refused to come out of the home. Police negotiated with the man who eventually came outside without incident. He was taken to Oakville Trafalgar Hospital for treatment. Witnesses say the standoff lasted approximately two hours. A police spokesperson said TRU officers are routinely called to such incidents. ··· Halton Police are investigating the theft of $16,000 worth of electrical wire taken from McArthur Technical Corp. on Regional Rd. 25 sometime between Friday (Ap. 13) and Tuesday (Apr. 17). The eight 1,000 ft. spools were stored outside of the building.

Members of the Halton Police Tactical Rescue Unit get into position during a two-hour standoff with a man at a Sargent Rd. residence Wednesday evening.


Creator:
Ritchie, David
Media Type:
Newspaper
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Date of Publication:
20 Apr 2007
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Halton Police Tactical Rescue Unit
Local identifier:
Halton.News.222018
Language of Item:
English
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Man holds police at bay