Woman charged after Saugeen First Nation standoff
A Saugeen First Nation woman has been arrested following an overnight standoff.
Just before 8 p.m., Bruce Peninsula OPP were called to an occurrence along Highway 21 in Saugeen First Nation, but prior to police arriving the suspect had left the address after making a threat with a knife.
Police located the woman at a residence on Kewageshig St. where she refused to exit the residence, police said in a news release.
OPP Emergency Response Team members set up and maintained observation of the residence. Bruce Peninsula OPP officers, with the assistance of Grey County and Bruce Peninsula OPP Crime Unit obtained a warrant to enter the residence.
Just after 6 a.m., the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit entered the residence and apprehended the woman without incident, the news release said.
The 25-year-old Saugeen First Nation woman has been charged with assault with a weapon, assault, uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm, and failing to comply with a recognizance.
The accused was held for a bail hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton.