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Man detained under Mental Health Act after barricading himself inside Bellevue Beach home

RCMP are searching for a man armed with a knife who broke into house in Marystown Friday night.

BELLEVUE BEACH, N.L. – The RCMP successfully talked a man who had barricaded himself inside a home in Bellevue Beach in to coming out this morning, June 13.

The RCMP received a report of the incident at approximately 8:30 a.m., according to a release.

Police officers from the RCMP detachments in Whitbourne and Placentia responded to the scene. After communicating with the man for about an hour and a half, he was escorted from the home.

There were no injuries.

The man was detained under the Mental Health Care and Treatment Act.

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