Alberta RCMP have cleared the NT RCMP of any wrongdoing in an incident that occurred in an Inuvik cell on March 3, 2020. RCMP have not released any details of what happened in the incident. NNSL file photo

Lacombe County man charged following police incident on Hwy 2A

Occurred Sunday evening

A Lacombe County man has been charged following a police incident on Hwy 2A on Sunday evening.

Just after 6 p.m. on Sunday, RCMP closed Highway 2A south of Lacombe and began diverting traffic south of Lacombe (near Range Road 270A), following a fire-arms related complaint.

Red Deer RCMP, the RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Lacombe Police Service all responded to the incident.

A 39-year-old male suspect from Lacombe County, was taken into custody and roadblocks in the area were removed around 8 p.m.. He has been charged with assault causing bodily harm and assault.

The suspect is in custody awaiting a judicial hearing.