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Happy Valley-Goose Bay man facing multiple charges after incident on Monday

A 27-year-old man from Happy Valley-Goose Bay is facing a number of charges after an incident in the town on Monday that required a significant police response.

Police received two reports on Monday. The first was of an assault and threats and damage to a vehicle by the man.

As police were searching for the man, a second report was received indicating he was armed with a firearm. Responding police officers located and contained him in the area of White Crescent. Police negotiators were engaged and the man was safely arrested.

The accused faces charges of assault with a weapon, assault, uttering threats, mischief under $5000, careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and failure to comply with a release order.

The man was held in custody and appeared in court on Wednesday.

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