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Suspect injured by police dog following Surrey standoff, RCMP say

The Lower Mainland Integrated Emergency Response Team at the scene of a standoff in Surrey on Saturday. Global News

Surrey RCMP say a large deployment on Saturday morning, including a K9 unit and an Emergency Response Team, was in response to a weapons call.

Mounties said they were called to a residence along King George Boulevard near 106th Avenue, around 3:30 a.m.

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Police arrived and evacuated several people from the home, but RCMP say one man remained unaccounted for.

A standoff ensued, and, after negotiations failed, the dog unit and ERT entered the residence and found the man hiding, police said.

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During the arrest, which happened around 8:40 a.m., the man suffered “injuries consistent with Police Service Dog contact,” police said.

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He was taken to hospital for treatment before being moved to Surrey RCMP jail cells.

Mounties remained on scene Saturday while police sought a warrant to search the home.

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