At least two unmarked two police vehicles, both seen in the distance, were spotted near Mount Douglas Park on Sunday afternoon. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

At least two unmarked two police vehicles, both seen in the distance, were spotted near Mount Douglas Park on Sunday afternoon. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

UPDATE: Incident near Mount Douglas Park ‘strictly medical,’ Saanich police say

Intoxicated person taken into police custody, brought to hospital

Emergency crews responded to an incident which police say was “strictly medical” near Mount Douglas Park on the afternoon of July 12.

Around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, several police vehicles and an ambulance were spotted near the Churchill Drive entrance to the park and traffic was impacted in the area.

On Monday, Const. Markus Anastasiades, public information officer for the Saanich Police Department, said paramedics on scene called for police to assist with an intoxicated person who was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

When officers arrived, the person was uncooperative but was eventually taken into police custody and brought to the hospital and placed in the care of a doctor, Anastasiades said.

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