A shelter in place warning in the southern Alberta hamlet of Champion has now been lifted.
In a statement on Sunday at around 2 p.m., RCMP said that the situation in the rural community had ended.
RCMP said a 39-year-old male who had a warrant out for his arrest by Crowsnest Pass RCMP on Friday was arrested in the southern Alberta hamlet.
His presence in the community triggered the initial warning.
The orginal story is below.
RCMP in the southern Alberta hamlet of Champion, located about 149 kilometres south of Calgary, say there is a large police presence in the area and are asking residents and people to shelter in place.
In a statement sent at around 1:10 p.m., RCMP said officers are "engaged in operations" linked to a man who is wanted for several offences. They believe he is currently in Champion.
"Efforts are underway to locate and effect the arrest," the statement read.
"Investigators are requesting the area residents remain inside and shelter in place until the operation is ended."
More to come...