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UPDATE:

Saanich Police, with the assistance of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team, were able to safely and successfully resolve the situation.  As of 9:50 AM Saanich Rd has been opened to all traffic however the Lochside Regional Trail will remained closed until approximately noon.  We’d like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding. 

 

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

On Wednesday October 18, 2017 just after 4:45AM Saanich Police responded to a call for service on the Lochside Regional Trail between Saanich Rd and Quadra St.  Saanich Police are still on scene speaking with a person dealing with a mental health crisis. 

As a result of this ongoing situation the Lochside Regional Trail, between Saanich Rd and Quadra St, is currently closed.  Saanich Rd between Falmouth Rd and Greenridge Crescent has also been closed.  If this portion of the road or trail is part of your normal commute please use an alternate route.

A/Sgt. Jereme Leslie

SPD File 17-25087 refers

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