A large crowd has gathered in East Vancouver where Vancouver police are raiding a house.
Photos posted on social media by those identifying as Langara journalism students show a large police presence in the area of East 49th Avenue across the street from Langara College.
The photos show an armoured vehicle and someone being taken into a police car.
Swat team on West 49th ave, right by Langara college. pic.twitter.com/L9mar1jk4f
— Jennifer Blake Journalist (@JDBlakereports) January 10, 2019
BREAKING: Heavy Vancouver police presence on 49th Ave. Across from the Langara YMCA. pic.twitter.com/siVEsEExgt
— Cameron Thomson (@CameronJHT) January 10, 2019
VPD spokesman Const. Jason Doucette says the Vancouver Police are executing search warrant in the area in relation to an ongoing property crime investigation.
“These types of incidents are thoroughly planned out and investigators will take necessary steps to ensure the safety of the public and our officers,” he said.
He said there is no risk to the public.
Source:: Vancouver Sun