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One of the province’s top cops is warning that gang violence is spreading from Metro Vancouver to B-C’s Interior.

RCMP Assistant Commissioner Al Macintyre yesterday told the House of Commons justice committee that the spread has reached towns as far away as Fort St. John.

Macintyre was among a number of Vancouver-area officers who told the committee that police and prosecutors need the legal cuffs removed if they’re going to fight the region’s gang problem.

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He said the number of homicides this year could reach record levels if the current violence continues.

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