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Kinngait man surrenders to police


Shortly before 11 a.m., a man who was barricaded inside a Kinngait residence gave himself up to police after a standoff that lasted close to 18 hours.

The man was arrested, remains in police custody and is facing a number of Criminal
Code of Canada offences relating to this incident. The police did not disclose his identity.

The RCMP called in support from the Nunavut RCMP Crisis Negotiation and Containment Teams and the Ottawa RCMP Emergency Response Team.

Nunavut RCMP also thanked residents of Kinngait for their support in bringing this
incident to a successful conclusion.

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