Man wielding two-by-four catches RCMP’s attention

A man wielding a two-by-four caught the attention of the Williams Lake RCMP during the weekend.

  • Jul. 14, 2014 12:00 p.m.

A man wielding a two-by-four caught the attention of the Williams Lake RCMP during the weekend.

Sunday, July 13

At 3:50 p.m. RCMP responded to an attempted break-in into a trailer located on the 1400 block of Broadway Avenue South. While the homeowner was away the suspect(s) attempted to gain entry into the trailer through a window.

The window was damaged by entry into the trailer was not gained.

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Later in the evening RCMP responded to a call of a man swinging a two-by-four outside the Ramada Inn.

Officers attended and arrested a 23-year-old man from Williams Lake a short distance from the location.

“The suspect swung the two-by-four at a male and female that had passed through the lobby of the hotel on their way outside,” said Williams Lake RCMP Sgt. Rick Lebeuf.

“They were not struck or injured during this event. All involved are known to each other and alcohol was a contributing factor.”

Monday, July 14

The Williams Lake RCMP received a report of an alarm at Williams Lake Secondary School. Officers attended and noticed three males running from the building.

“After a short foot pursuit police were able to catch one of the youth involved,” Lebeuf said. “Entry into the school was made through the roof and nothing was reported missing from the school.”

The matter is still under investigation.