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RCMP cancels emergency alert for woman in Indian Brook, N.S.

An RCMP Patrol unit is seen in this file photo. An RCMP Patrol unit is seen in this file photo.

An emergency alert involving “a dangerous female with a handgun” in Indian Brook, N.S., has been cancelled, police say.

The alert, issued at 7 p.m., noted that officers were responding to an incident involving a firearm at a residence on Dowie Road that occurred earlier Sunday evening.

Law enforcement have confirmed to CTV Atlantic that members of the East Hants District RCMP initially received a complaint around 5 p.m. of an unwanted person carrying a firearm at a home in Indian Brook.

In an update from police just before 10 p.m., Cpl. Guillaume Tremblay confirmed no one was injured at the home.

“Officers have searched the residence and no evidence of a gun being present or discharged was found,” Tremblay said in an email.

The 27-year-old woman remains a person of interest in the incident.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to remove the identity of the woman as no charges have been filed. Top Stories

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