Vernon RCMP officers arrest a man in connection with a disturbance at a residence on Alexis Park Drive late Monday afternoon. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon RCMP officers arrest a man in connection with a disturbance at a residence on Alexis Park Drive late Monday afternoon. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon man arrested following disturbance

Suspect seen fleeing home, tracked down by Vernon RCMP officers

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP have one man in custody after responding to a disturbance on Alexis Park Drive early Monday evening.

The incident happened in the 4200-block at around 5 p.m.

Officers arrived on-scene to find a man running from his residence, north along Alexis Park Drive. Officers attempted to apprehend him, and in doing so were allegedly assaulted by the man.He is also accused of uttering threats and attempting to damage a police vehicle.

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“The male was quickly taken into custody by officers and transported to the RCMP detachment where he remains in custody,” said RCMP spokesperson Const. Kelly Brett.

A 31-year-old Vernon man is facing possible charges of assault, assaulting a peace officer, uttering threats and mischief. He was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.



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