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One person arrested following big police presence in North Vancouver

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Man in custody after large police response in North Vancouver
WATCH: One person has been arrested following a large police response in North Vancouver, Tues. Dec. 19, 2023. – Dec 19, 2023

North Vancouver RCMP say one person has been arrested following a “police incident” on Lytton Street on Tuesday morning.

Police said officers were at the scene but it has now concluded safely.

They were called at 5 a.m. to a report of an assault inside a home on Lytton Street.

The people inside the home were removed safely, police said, and officers searched for a suspect.

“Due to the mental state of the suspect and potential for violence, the Integrated Emergency Response Team and crisis negotiators were called out to assist,” police said in a release.

The person was taken into custody without incident about 9 a.m., police confirmed.

“We are not seeking any additional suspects and want to reassure residents that there is no risk to the public,” Const. Mansoor Sahak, media relations officer for the North Vancouver RCMP said in a release.

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