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Maple Ridge man arrested after knife attack in Kootenays

RCMP apprehend suspect in Trail, bring numerous charges
A Maple Ridge man has been charged with crimes after an alleged attack with a knife. (File photo)

A Maple Ridge man has been arrested in the City of Trail for allegedly assaulting a person with a knife.

On Saturday, April 6, Trail and Greater District RCMP officers received a report that a 30-year-old Maple Ridge man, who was formerly a resident of the Kootenay municipality, had allegedly threatened and assaulted another person with a knife.

At the same time, witnesses reported that the man was driving erratically and speeding in a vehicle on a road in Trail.

Police say they quickly located the man and another person in the vehicle in downtown Trail. The officers arrested the man for possession of a prohibited weapon, assault with a weapon, unauthorized possession of weapon, and dangerous driving.

Police seized a weapon from the vehicle they believe to be associated with the alleged offences

The suspect was then detained into custody after a bail hearing before a Judge.

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Neil Corbett

About the Author: Neil Corbett

I have been a journalist for more than 30 years, the past decade with the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News.
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