Submitted by Leduc RCMP
This afternoon, members of the RCMP detachment at the Edmonton International Airport apprehended a man after he had gained access to the airfield by climbing a fence.
The initial report was that a lone man climbed the fence at the south west side of the airfield at approximately 1:20 P.M., and exited the area by going under the fence on the south side of the airfield shortly afterward.
The RCMP responded quickly to the report and, with the assistance of the RCMP’s Police Dog Services, apprehended the man. No one was harmed during this incident nor was there an impact upon the flights and passengers utilizing the E.I.A.
No additional details are available at this time as the investigation is ongoing. Should new information pertaining to any criminal charges become available, an update will be provided.