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Mounties apprehend person in distress on Red Bridge, take them to hospital

Person in distress on bridge

A person was apprehended by police and taken to hospital on Monday night after a passerby reported someone in emotional distress on the Red Bridge.

According to Mounties, officers were called to the bridge just before 9:30 p.m. for a report of a person experiencing a mental health crisis.

“Officers were able to locate the person shortly after and apprehend them under the Mental Health Act,” RCMP Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said in a news release.

Evelyn said the person was taken to hospital for medical assessment and care.



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