We’re learning more about a standoff that happened in Richmond overnight.
Richmond RCMP says the event began unfolding just after 8 p.m. Monday, when a 28-year-old woman reported she’d allegedly been assaulted by a male suspect.
The suspect was tracked to a home in the 11000 block of Cambie Road.
RCMP first surrounded the house after hearing the suspect had a rifle and had allegedly made threats against the victim and members of her family.
Mounties were unsuccessful in getting the man to surrender, and tactical officers from the Emergency Response Team were brought in.
Just after 2 a.m. Tuesday a 31-year-old man, known to police, was taken into custody.
Charges are pending.