North Vancouver standoff ends peacefully, man arrested for being unlawfully in a dwelling

RCMP on the scene of a standoff in North Vancouver on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Global News

North Vancouver RCMP say they have peacefully resolved a standoff situation in the Upper Lynn Valley area.

Mounties said a man was taken into custody for being unlawfully in a dwelling.

Police had closed Dempsey Road between Mountain Highway and Hoskins Road, and were asking people to avoid the area.

The Lower Mainland Integrated Emergency Response Team (ERT) was also deployed to the site.

The roads were reopened shortly after 2 p.m.

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