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Terrace RCMP arrest men visiting a person in COVID-19 isolation

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Terrace RCMP arrest men visiting a person in COVID-19 isolation

By Ben Bogstie, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterThe Interior Information

Wed., March 3, 20211 min. read

Early Newspaper

Terrace RCMP arrested two men that had visited someone in COVID-19 isolation and tried to hit a police officer with a chair, according to an RCMP media release.

On Feb. 17, RCMP acquired a file about two men who were visiting a person in COVID-19 quarantine at the Sunshine Inn. The occupant of the room, who’s a consumer of ‘Ksan Society, called the entrance desk for attend after the men refused to leave. The entrance desk called ‘Ksan Society, who then called who called the RCMP. When police arrived, they informed the men they were unwelcome and wished to leave.

“The men became combative with police, lifting a chair and attempting to strike the member with it, shouting expletives and threatening to abolish police officers on scene,” the release states.

The men were arrested for assault with a weapon, resisting arrest and uttering threats. They were later released by police undertaking to address the matter in court.

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