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Mounties investigating weapons possession in Surrey

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Summary

Police were called to a home near 96 Avenue and 137 Street after receiving calls about a man with a weapon

The man was found and taken into custody, but roads were closed for the investigation

SURREY (NEWS 1130) — Mounties in Surrey closed roads near Surrey Memorial Hospital Thursday to investigate reports of a man with a firearm.

Police were called to a home near 96 Avenue and 137 Street around 5:30 p.m. after receiving calls about a man with a weapon.

“Attending officers were able to locate the male who was subsequently taken into custody without incident,” reads a release from Surrey RCMP.

“While this investigation is still in its early stages initial indications are that this incident stems from an on-going dispute between parties known to one another.”

Anyone with information is being asked to call Surrey RCMP at (604) 599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.