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Police investigate report of armed man in Grande Prairie 

The Grande Prairie RCMP had the frontage road across from the Prairie Mall closed off yesterday. Photo by Rachel Detta, courtesy 2DayFM Grande Prairie
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GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. — Police in Grande Prairie are continuing to investigate after getting a report of an armed man at a motel yesterday.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. Monday, police received a report of a man with a firearm at a motel on the north side of the city. A witness advised police that a man had knocked on hotel room asking for help, then brandished what the witness though was a firearm before leaving. Police arrived and searched the surrounding area but were unable to locate the suspect. Mounties were given another tip of the suspect’s location, where the man was arrested without incident for other outstanding warrants. The firearm, however was not located.

If you have any information about this or any other investigation(s), please call the Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment at (780) 830-5701. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS).

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