Police deploy bean bag shotgun in arrest at B.C. Women's Hospital

Police deploy bean bag gun

A woman is in police custody after police deployed a bean bag shotgun to remove her from a B.C. hospital Thursday morning. 

Officers from the Vancouver Police Department were called to B.C. Women’s Hospital after a report that a woman had entered the building with a weapon.

"Her behaviour was putting other people in danger,” said VPD Sgt. Steve Addison.

The incident occurred on Sept. 22 at around 10:30 a.m. It is not clear at this time if the woman indeed had a weapon. 

No staff members, patients or members of the public were injured or hurt during this incident. 

Police said the investigation is ongoing. 

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