Police look for witnesses to weapons call downtown
2021-08-04 14:28 PDT
File # 2021-26718
The Kamloops RCMP Detachment is looking for witnesses following a report involving a man with an axe yesterday afternoon.
On Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, around 1:40 p.m., police were called to the area of Victoria Street and 3rd Avenue for a report of a man walking downtown with an axe and yelling at two people. Frontline officers attended and located a man known to police, alone with an axe, in a parking lot on the 500-block of Seymour Street.
The man was arrested and the axe was seized as part of the ongoing investigation. No victims were located or came forward, nor were any reports of injuries received.
Anyone who witnessed or has video footage related to the incident is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-26718.
Cst. Crystal EvelynMedia Relations Officer
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
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