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RCMP Arrest Man After Standoff With Police In Baillie, N.B. - Aug. 23, 2013

A 66-year-old was arrested by the RCMP after a standoff  in Baillie, New Brunswick.

St. Stephen RCMP had responded to a complaint of a man threatening to harm himself with a firearm at a residence on Highway 3 in Baillie at 7:40 p.m..Thursday.

When police arrived the man refused to put down the firearm. After attempting to negotiation with the man for approximately 30 minutes police were able to disarm the man by using a conducted energy weapon.

The firearm was recovered and the man taken into custody. He was then taken to hospital as a precaution for a medical assessment.

The investigation is continuing.