Manitoba RCMP have arrested a man after an armed hostage situation in Flin Flon.
Police say the 19-year-old suspect reportedly barricaded himself inside an apartment with a firearm while preventing a woman and an infant from leaving.
A hostage negotiator was called to the scene, as well as additional police from surrounding communities.
Police say the man exited the apartment and then tried to re-enter the building when he was arrested. An officer was assaulted and suffered a minor injury during the ordeal.
The woman and infant weren’t injured.
The man faces multiple charges and remains in custody.