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Prince George neighbourhood lockdown resolved with arrest

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RCMP vehicles on Dezell Drive in Prince George shortly after the Wednesday morning arrest of a man considered armed, dangerous, and unpredictable. (Andrew Kurjata/CBC)

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Police say they have a history of violence and unpredictability with Robert Lee Milligan, who was arrested in Prince George this morning (RCMP file photo).
A Prince George neighbourhood was locked down Tuesday as RCMP moved to locate a man they considered armed and dangerous. As of 3:30 Wednesday morning the situation has been resolved with the arrest of Robert Lee Milligan. 

RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Craig Douglass says their history with Milligan is one of "violence and unpredictability", and this was the primary reason for the steps taken yesterday. He provides more details to Daybreak's Wil Fundal:

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The lockdown began at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, about four blocks north of Quinson Elementary School. The area was closed off to all traffic, with police cars stationed around the perimeter.

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At the time Cpl. Douglass told media police were unable to release any more information for tactical reasons.

Some residents were unable to enter their homes last night and found shelter elsewhere.


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