OPP Emergency Response and Canine assist in Kincardine arrest

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A large police presence in Kincardine today as police responded to a report of a wanted man.

Officers approached the suspect who fled into a bush lot near the intersection of Highway 9 and Bruce County Road 7 in the Municipality of Kincardine.

Members of the West Region OPP Emergency Response Team and the OPP Canine Unit assisted the South Bruce OPP with this investigation.

This is an isolated incident. There was no threat to public safety.

Following a brief foot chase, officers arrested a 24-year-old man for breach of probation and breach of recognizance. He has been held in custody pending the results of a show cause hearing scheduled for September 11, 2019.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.