Police responding to "major" incident in South Vancouver

Sep 16 2020, 8:37 pm

There was a large police presence in South Vancouver Wednesday evening, and a Vancouver Police Department spokesperson couldn’t say much except to ask the public to avoid the area.

Multiple cop cars were seen near East 64th and Knight Street just after 7:30 pm, according to social media reports.

Police South Vancouver

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“We are dealing with a major police incident in the area,” Const. Tania Visintin told Daily Hive in an emailed statement.

She couldn’t immediately share more details, but said more information would be coming later.

Vistintin also asked people not involved to avoid that area of southeast Vancouver.

South Vancouver incident

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