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Kamloops man arrested for smashing windows and cars

The man barricaded himself in a motel room

A 34-year-old man is in custody after allegedly smashing windows at a Kamloops motel and barricading himself in one of the units, according to RCMP.

Police first received calls at approximately 10 p.m. on Aug. 19 regarding a man in a suspicious vehicle that was seen in a hit and run collision and abandoned shortly after.

Another series of calls were made to police about a man in distress causing a disturbance, vandalizing parked cars and a motel.

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Officers showed up in numbers and eventually — with help from the dog service — brought the man into police custody.

He remains in custody at this time. Charges have yet to be laid.

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David Venn
Reporter, Kelowna Capital News
Email me at david.venn@kelownacapnews.com
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