Yellowknife RCMP investigating after report of ‘noxious substance’ being released in apartment

Police received the call around 12:40 a.m. Monday. (Photo supplied.)

Yellowknife RCMP responded to the call shortly after midnight on Monday.

CKLB has learned the incident may have involved bear spray and happened at Rockridge Apartments on 54th Ave.

In an email, police said Yellowknife firefighters and emergency services helped decontaminate the building and check on residents. There were no reported injuries.

“An investigation is ongoing, and no arrest has been made,” according to RCMP spokesperson Julie Plourde.

If anyone has information about the incident, they can call Yellowknife RCMP at 669-1111.

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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis was a reporter with CKLB from January 2019 to March 2023. In his time with CKLB, he had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures.