Large police presence in North Kamloops due to weapons report, Mounties say

Police swarm Tranquille Rd.

Police had some roads closed in North Kamloops on Friday morning while officers responded to a weapons report.

RCMP Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said the report was unsubstantiated and the closed roads have since been reopened.

Castanet Kamloops received reports of a large police presence in the 1000-block of Tranquille Road at about 11:30 a.m.

“It was in response to a potential weapons report,” RCMP Cpl. Crystal Evelyns said. “Some roads were closed briefly as a precaution while police investigated.”

Evelyn said the roads had reopened as of noon.

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