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UPDATE: Red Deer RCMP arrest man after alleged assault in West Park Saturday night

Charges are pending following an alleged assault in Red Deer Saturday evening.

Red Deer RCMP responded to complaints of an assault in the West Park neighbourhood around 10 p.m.

“Police located the suspect in the garage of a residence, where he refused to exit,” police said Monday.

“After being granted a warrant, members entered the building and arrested a 48-year-old male without incident.”

At 10:40 p.m., police issued a media release, asking the public to stay clear of the area and to avoid posting photos of involved officers on social media until the incident was over. At 11:30 p.m., RCMP issued a second media release to announce the incident was over.

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