West Shore RCMP confirm a man is safe and being given medical care after he ran away from officers in the parking lot of Sooke Hills Regional Park on Thursday. Officers say this was a medical health related occurence. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP locate man after mental health call in Sooke Hills Regional Park

Man is safe and receiving medical care

West Shore RCMP safely located a man after he ran away from officers in a mental health-related occurence in Langford.

Officers were called to the parking lot of Sooke Hills Regional Park around 9 a.m. on Thursday. When the man in his 30’s left on foot, officers quickly searched and found him by 10:40 a.m.

Const. Nancy Saggar, media relations officer, said that the man is safe and receiving medical care.

READ MORE: Suspected drug dealer calls West Shore RCMP after being robbed

ALSO READ: West Shore RCMP looks to reunite wedding dress with owner


@iaaronguillen
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

aaron.guillen@goldstreamgazette.com

City of Langfordmental healthWestshore RCMP

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

VIDEO: Neighbours help Sidney woman mark 103rd birthday with surprise parade

Barbara Chorlton celebrates her ‘best birthday so far’

Racism is here too, say Victoria’s black community leaders

White Victorians have role to play in combatting systems of oppression, prejudice

Shortage of foreign workers costs Saanich Peninsula berry farmer thousands

Gobind Farms says hiring local has been difficult during pandemic

Pedestrian, cycling overpass now open at McKenzie Interchange

Bridge connects Portage Road, Galloping Goose Regional Trail

VIDEO: B.C. dentist gets grand welcome home after two months in hospital fighting COVID-19

Michael Chow was given a surprise send off by hospital staff and ‘welcome home’ from neighbours

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

The artifact is believed to be from the Nesikip period between 7,500 BP to 6,000 BP

Indigenous families say their loved ones’ deaths in custody are part of pattern

Nora Martin joins other Indigenous families in calling for a significant shift in policing

PHOTOS: Anti-racism protesters gather in communities across B.C.

More protests are expected through the weekend

Indigenous chief alleges RCMP beat him during arrest that began over expired licence plate

Athabasca Chipewyan Chief Allan Adam calling for independent investigation

‘I’m pissed, I’m outraged’: Federal minister calls out police violence against Indigenous people

Indigenous Minister Marc Miller spoke on recent incidents, including fatal shooting of a B.C. woman

UPDATED: Pair accused of ‘horrific’ assault at Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park arrested

Police say Jason Tapp, 30, and Nicole Edwards, 33, did not show up to meet their bail supervisor this week

POLL: Are you sending your children back to school this month?

Classrooms looked decidedly different when students headed back to school for the… Continue reading

Most Read