Police Apprehend ‘Man in Crisis’ in Mississauga


Published October 19, 2016 at 9:11 pm


Peel police have apprehended a “man in crisis” in Mississauga.

Around 4:00 p.m., Peel police reported that police and EMS crews were on scene in the Erin Mills Parkway and Burnhamthorpe area to respond to reports of a “male in crisis.”

They tweeted that he was receiving the help he required. 

‘A person in crisis has been apprehended and taken into custody,” confirmed Peel police Sgt. Josh Colley, who added that the man in question was suffering from a mental health issue. 

Although police and emergency crews were on scene, the area was not closed off to residents. 

Police are still on scene now, but there’s no need to avoid the area. 

Photo courtesy of Pascal Marchand

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