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Slave Lake, Alta - Shortly after noon on April 11, Slave Lake RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of a male carrying a firearm near E.G. Wahlstrom School. The male was described as being masked and his intentions were not known. RCMP notified the school and made an immediate response.
Shortly after arrival on scene, witnesses pointed out the suspicious male walking on 3rd Avenue NW where he was subsequently arrested.
The male was found to be in possession of several weapons. It was confirmed he was not in possession of a firearm.
Investigation is on going, but at this point it does not appear as though the male had any involvement with the school.
Charges related to the weapons and a number of outstanding warrants are pending against the male.