Man taken into custody after standoff in Martensville

A man who barricaded himself in a residence in Martensville was safely taken into custody on Friday afternoon by RCMP members.

Warman-Martensville RCMP members say that at approximately 2:00 p.m., the detachment received a call about a male who was possibly armed; and who had barricaded himself at a residence in Martensville..

RCMP Warman-Martensville members established a perimeter in the area and attempted to establish contact with the male.

The male eventually came out of the residence and was taken into police custody.

The male’s identity will not be released at this time. Investigation continues on the matter.

RCMP will issue an update when more information is available and RCMP Warman-Martensville Detachment thanks the public for their cooperation.