Dramatic downtown citizen’s arrest

by Brendan Burke - February 27, 2018

An RCMP-led manhunt in downtown Yellowknife Friday ended with a dramatic citizen’s arrest at the hands of a shopper who says he just wanted to “make some peace.” The search, initiated around 4:30 p.m. after a young male – improperly dressed for the weather and wearing only socks – was seen yelling and making obscene…

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One response to “Dramatic downtown citizen’s arrest”

  1. The RCMP’s attitude that we are all to passively stand by while crimes are committed is one of the reasons our crime rate is so high. Many citizens have self defense and other fighting skills. While citizens should evaluate whether they are able to handle a situation, the RCMP should welcome citizen’s help.