Manitoba RCMP say armed, dangerous suspect is arrested

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The Manitoba RCMP says a man they described as armed, dangerous and a danger to the public has been safely arrested.

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Earlier on Wednesday, the RCMP said Wesley Manfred Wadian, 38, is wanted on an arrest warrant for charges of threatening and pointing a firearm, as well as other crimes.

Police said the warning applies to the Selkirk, Interlake and Winnipeg areas.

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RCMP Superintendent Rob Lasson said Tuesday a man was being sought by police in Selkirk, Mann., after a suspect pointed a firearm and then fled the Mounties.

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Lesson said regular mounts, an RCMP tactical unit, dog teams, a police helicopter and drones were used to search for him, and searches continued Wednesday.

The RCMP said Wadian was arrested Wednesday night in RM of Rockwood, north of Winnipeg.

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